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Reviewing the Cold War Approaches, Interpretations, Theory

Reviewing the Cold War: Approaches, Interpretations, Theory

1st Edition

Edited By Odd Arne Westad
September 01, 2000

Since the cold war ended, it has become an international field of study, with new material from China, the former Soviet Union and Europe. This volume takes stock of where these new materials have taken us in our understanding of what the cold war was about and how we should study it....

Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union in the Early Cold War Reconciliation, comradeship, confrontation, 1953-1957

Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union in the Early Cold War: Reconciliation, comradeship, confrontation, 1953-1957

1st Edition

By Svetozar Rajak
October 03, 2013

This book provides a comprehensive insight into one of the key episodes of the Cold War – the process of reconciliation between Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union. At the time, this process had shocked the World as much as the violent break-up of their relations did in 1948. This book provides an ...

Economic Statecraft during the Cold War European Responses to the US Trade Embargo

Economic Statecraft during the Cold War: European Responses to the US Trade Embargo

1st Edition

By Frank Cain
November 01, 2012

Discussing a rarely researched aspect of the Cold War, this volume uses new material to examine how the United States trade embargo on the Soviet Union and communist China severed relationships with Europe, particularly focusing on Great Britain. In the late 1940s, the US government stopped nearly...

The End of the Cold War and The Third World New Perspectives on Regional Conflict

The End of the Cold War and The Third World: New Perspectives on Regional Conflict

1st Edition

Edited By Artemy Kalinovsky, Sergey Radchenko
March 21, 2013

This book brings together recent research on the end of the Cold War in the Third World and engages with ongoing debates about regional conflicts, the role of great powers in the developing world, and the role of international actors in conflict resolution. Most of the recent scholarship on the ...

Macmillan, Khrushchev and the Berlin Crisis, 1958-1960

Macmillan, Khrushchev and the Berlin Crisis, 1958-1960

1st Edition

By Kitty Newman
November 01, 2012

This new study casts fresh light on the roles of Harold Macmillan and Nikita Khrushchev and their efforts to achieve a compromise settlement on the pivotal Berlin Crisis. Drawing on previously unseen documents and secret archive material, Kitty Newman demonstrates how the British Prime Minister ...

US Internal Security Assistance to South Vietnam Insurgency, Subversion and Public Order

US Internal Security Assistance to South Vietnam: Insurgency, Subversion and Public Order

1st Edition

By William Rosenau
September 10, 2012

This new study of American support to the regime of Ngo Dinh Diem in South Vietnam illuminates many contemporary events and foreign policies. During the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations, the United States used foreign police and paramilitary assistance to combat the spread of communist ...

Europe and the End of the Cold War A Reappraisal

Europe and the End of the Cold War: A Reappraisal

1st Edition

Edited By Frederic Bozo, Marie-Pierre Rey, N. Piers Ludlow, Leopoldo Nuti
July 24, 2009

This book seeks to reassess the role of Europe in the end of the Cold War and the process of German unification. Much of the existing literature on the end of the Cold War has focused primarily on the role of the superpowers and on that of the US in particular. This edited volume seeks to re-direct...

Cold War in Southern Africa White Power, Black Liberation

Cold War in Southern Africa: White Power, Black Liberation

1st Edition

Edited By Sue Onslow
March 28, 2012

This edited volume examines the complexities of the Cold War in Southern Africa and uses a range of archives to develop a more detailed understanding of the impact of the Cold War environment upon the processes of political change. In the aftermath of European decolonization, the struggle between ...

Greece and the Cold War Front Line State, 1952-1967

Greece and the Cold War: Front Line State, 1952-1967

1st Edition

By Evanthis Hatzivassiliou
November 15, 2011

This is the first study to present a comprehensive analysis of Greek foreign and internal policy during the Cold War, covering the key period from the country’s accession to NATO in 1952 until the imposition of the colonels’ dictatorship in 1967. Clearly divided into three parts: 1952-...

The Crisis of Détente in Europe From Helsinki to Gorbachev 1975-1985

The Crisis of Détente in Europe: From Helsinki to Gorbachev 1975-1985

1st Edition

Edited By Leopoldo Nuti
December 06, 2010

This edited volume is the first detailed exploration of the last phase of the Cold War, taking a critical look at the crisis of détente in Europe in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The transition from détente to a new phase of harsh confrontation and severe crises is an interesting, indeed crucial,...

European Integration and the Cold War Ostpolitik-Westpolitik, 1965-1973

European Integration and the Cold War: Ostpolitik-Westpolitik, 1965-1973

1st Edition

Edited By N. Piers Ludlow
November 26, 2009

This edited volume uses newly released archival material to show linkages between the development of the European Union and the Cold War. Containing essays by well-known Cold War scholars such as Jussi Hanhimaki, Wilfried Loth and Piers Ludlow, the book looks at: France, where neither de Gaulle ...

The Baltic Question during the Cold War

The Baltic Question during the Cold War

1st Edition

Edited By John Hiden, Vahur Made, David J. Smith
November 26, 2009

This edited volume presents a comprehensive analysis of the ‘Baltic question’, which arose within the context of the Cold War, and which has previously received little attention. This volume brings together a group of international specialists on the international history of northern Europe. It ...

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