History: The Cold War

  • Ho Chi Minh book cover

    Ho Chi Minh

    By Peter Neville

    Ho Chi Minh explores the life of this globally important twentieth century figure and offers new insights into his lengthy career, including his often-forgotten involvement with British intermediaries in 1945-6 and with the US in 1944-5. Ho was the father of his nation, a major protagonist in the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1947-1965 book cover

    The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture

    Bucharest, 1947-1965

    By Juliana Maxim

    Juliana Maxim’s book is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism. It examines the mechanisms through which modern Soviet architecture was invested with political meaning and, in reverse, how specific architectural solutions came to define city life and the socialist…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • The Origins of Anti-Authoritarianism book cover

    The Origins of Anti-Authoritarianism

    By Nina Witoszek

    This book discusses the ongoing revolution of dignity in human history as the work of ‘humanist outliers’: small groups and individuals dedicated to compassionate social emancipation. It argues that anti-authoritarian revolutions like 1989’s ‘Autumn of the Nations’ succeeded in large part due to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Cold Science: Environmental Knowledge in the North American Arctic During the Cold War book cover

    Cold Science

    Environmental Knowledge in the North American Arctic During the Cold War

    Edited by Stephen Bocking, Daniel Heidt

    Science during the Cold War has become a matter of lively interest within the historical research community, attracting the attention of scholars concerned with the history of science, the Cold War, and environmental history. The Arctic - recognized as a frontier of confrontation between the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Bringing Cold War Democracy to West Berlin, 1933-1972: A Shared German-American Project book cover

    Bringing Cold War Democracy to West Berlin, 1933-1972

    A Shared German-American Project

    By Scott H. Krause

    Within the span of a generation, Nazi Germany’s former capital, Berlin, found a new role as a symbol of freedom and resilient democracy in the Cold War. This book unearths how this remarkable transformation derived from a network of liberal American occupation officials, and returned émigrés, or…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Socialist Imaginations: Utopias, Myths, and the Masses book cover

    Socialist Imaginations

    Utopias, Myths, and the Masses

    Edited by Jakub Beneš, Stefan Arvidsson, Anja Kirsch

    This interdisciplinary volume offers a crucial new perspective on the appeal and profound cultural meaning of socialism in the modern world. At a time when socialism appears to be in inexorable decline, it is time to rethink the factors that account for its meteoric—and, in the past two centuries,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Churchill and the Anglo-American Special Relationship book cover

    Churchill and the Anglo-American Special Relationship

    Edited by Alan P. Dobson, Steve Marsh

    This book examines Winston Churchill’s role in the creation and development of the Anglo–American special relationship. Drawing together world leading and emergent scholars, this volume offers a critical celebration of Churchill’s contribution to establishing the Anglo–American special relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance book cover

    Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance

    Edited by John Bayliss, Yoko Iwama

    What were the calculations made by the US and its major allies in the 1960s when they faced the signing of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? These were all states with the technological and financial capabilities to develop and possess nuclear weapons should they wish to do so. In the end, only…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • A History of Design Institutes in China: From Mao to Market book cover

    A History of Design Institutes in China

    From Mao to Market

    By Charlie Q. L. Xue, Guanghui Ding

    A History of Design Institutes in China examines the intricate relationship between design institutes, the state and, in later periods, the market economy through a carefully situated discussion of significant theoretical and historical issues including socialist utopia, collective and individual…

    Hardback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • US-India Relations: 1942-1962 book cover

    US-India Relations

    1942-1962

    By Atul Bhardwaj

    This book examines India-America relations during the period 1942-1962 and critically examines the orthodoxy that assigns a limited role to America in shaping the imagination of post-colonial India. Integrating the security, political and economic elements of the Indo-American relationship it…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Ethnic Cleansing During the Cold War: The Forgotten 1989 Expulsion of Bulgaria’s Turks book cover

    Ethnic Cleansing During the Cold War

    The Forgotten 1989 Expulsion of Bulgaria’s Turks

    By Tomasz Kamusella

    In mid-1989, the Bulgarian communist regime seeking to prop up its legitimacy played the ethnonational card by expelling 360,000 Turks and Muslims across the Iron Curtain to neighboring Turkey. It was the single largest ethnic cleansing during the Cold War in Europe after the wrapping up of the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Romania under Communism book cover

    Romania under Communism

    By Dennis Deletant

    Communism has cast a long shadow over Romania. The passage of little over a quarter of a century since the overthrow in December 1989 of Romania’s last Communist leader, Nicolae Ceaușescu, offers a symbolic standpoint from which to penetrate that shadow and to throw light upon the entire period of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories of Central and Eastern Europe

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