History: The Cold War

  • Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement book cover

    Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement

    By Paul Rubinson

    The massive movement against nuclear weapons began with the invention of the atomic bomb in 1945 and lasted throughout the Cold War. Antinuclear protesters of all sorts mobilized in defiance of the move toward nuclear defense in the wake of the Cold War. They influenced U.S. politics,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
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    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Espionage and Secrecy (Routledge Revivals): The Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989 of the United Kingdom book cover

    Espionage and Secrecy (Routledge Revivals)

    The Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989 of the United Kingdom

    By Rosamund Thomas

    This prize-winning book, first published in 1991, provides a detailed legal account of the development of the UK Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989. In particular, the Espionage section (s.1) of this criminal law is analysed carefully, illustrated by leading cases of UK spies prosecuted under this…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
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  • America Enters the Cold War: The Road to Global Commitment, 1945–1950 book cover

    America Enters the Cold War

    The Road to Global Commitment, 1945–1950

    By Kevin Grimm

    America Enters the Cold War provides a succinct and insightful analysis of the foreign policy decisions which shaped America’s early involvement in the Cold War. In focusing on key documents and detailing the ideological foundations of U.S. foreign policy, Kevin Grimm situates the events of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-29 
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    Critical Moments in American History

  • Geoffrey Swain: Against the Grain book cover

    Geoffrey Swain

    Against the Grain

    Edited by Terry Cox

    Acclaimed historian, and retired Alec Nove Chair in Russian and East European History at the University of Glasgow, Geoffrey Swain, has written extensively on the history of Russia and Eastern Europe during the twentieth century, in particular on Russia during the Civil War; Latvia during the first…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
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    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Postcolonial Perspectives on Postcommunism in Central and Eastern Europe book cover

    Postcolonial Perspectives on Postcommunism in Central and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Dorota Kołodziejczyk, Cristina Şandru

    A quarter of a century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and from the vantage point of a post-Cold War, globalised, world, there is a need to address the relative neglect of postcommunism in analysis of postcolonial and neo-colonial configurations of power and influence. This book proposes new…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
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  • Stalin’s Constitution: Soviet Participatory Politics and the Discussion of the 1936 Draft Constitution book cover

    Stalin’s Constitution: Soviet Participatory Politics and the Discussion of the 1936 Draft Constitution

    By Samantha Lomb

    Upon its adoption in December 1936, Soviet leaders hailed the new so-called Stalin Constitution as the most democratic in the world. Scholars have long scoffed at this claim, noting that the mass repression of 1937-1938 that followed rendered it a hollow document. This study does not address these…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • The Non-Aligned Movement and the Cold War: Delhi - Bandung - Belgrade book cover

    The Non-Aligned Movement and the Cold War

    Delhi - Bandung - Belgrade

    Edited by Natasa Miskovic, Harald Fischer-Tiné, Nada Boskovska

    The idea of non-alignment and peaceful coexistence was not new when Yugoslavia hosted the Belgrade Summit of the Non-Aligned in September 1961. Freedom activists from the colonies in Asia, Africa, and South America had been discussing such issues for decades already, but this long-lasting context…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Radio Wars: Broadcasting During the Cold War book cover

    Radio Wars

    Broadcasting During the Cold War

    Edited by Linda Risso

    During the Cold War, radio broadcasting played an important role in the ideological confrontation between East and West. As archival documents gathered in this volume reveal, radio broadcasting was among the most pressing concerns of contemporary information agencies. These broadcasts could…

    Paperback – 2017-10-28 
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  • Cinema in the Cold War: Political Projections book cover

    Cinema in the Cold War

    Political Projections

    Edited by Cyril Buffet

    The film industry was an important propaganda element during the Cold War. As with other conflicts, the Cold War was fought not just with weapons, but with words and images. Throughout the conflict, cinema was a reflection of the societies, the ideologies, and the political climates in which the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
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  • The Return of the Cold War: Ukraine, The West and Russia book cover

    The Return of the Cold War

    Ukraine, The West and Russia

    Edited by J. L. Black, Michael Johns

    This book examines the crisis in Ukraine, tracing its development and analysing the factors which lie behind it. It discusses above all how the two sides have engaged in political posturing, accusations, escalating sanctions and further escalating threats, arguing that the ease with which both…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
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    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Competition in Socialist Society book cover

    Competition in Socialist Society

    Edited by Katalin Miklóssy, Melanie Ilic

    This book explores how the concept of "competition", which is usually associated with market economies, operated under state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, where the socialist system, based on command economic planning and state-centred control over society, was supposed to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Closely Watched Films (Routledge Revivals): The Czechoslovak Experience book cover

    Closely Watched Films (Routledge Revivals)

    The Czechoslovak Experience

    By Antonín J. Liehm

    First published in 1974, this book collects interviews with leading Czechslovak filmmakers conducted mostly between 1967 and 1969. This was a period of immense upheaval beginning with the attack of the Czechoslovak establishment on the Union of Writers in 1967, continuing through the liberalisation…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
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