History: The Cold War

  • 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

  • Bulgaria under Communism book cover

    Bulgaria under Communism

    By Ivaylo Znepolski, Mihail Gruev, Momtchil Metodiev, Martin Ivanov, Daniel Vatchkov, Ivan Elenkov, Plamen Doynow

    The book traces the history of communist Bulgaria from 1944 to 1989. A chronological overview of the building of the socialist state from the ground up, its peaceful entrenchment into the routine of everyday life, its inner crises, and its gradual running out of steam and self-destruction are…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories of Central and Eastern Europe

  • 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 – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • 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 – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • 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

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy Toward China: Two Perceptions of Order book cover

    Japan’s Cold War Policy Toward China

    Two Perceptions of Order

    By Yutaka Kanda

    During the period 1960-1972, particularly in East Asia, Cold War international politics saw significant change from a bipolar structure, centring on the United States and Soviet Union, to a more complicated situation. After the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, Washington and Moscow accelerated the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Globalizing East European Art Histories: Past and Present book cover

    Globalizing East European Art Histories

    Past and Present

    Edited by Beáta Hock, Anu Allas

    This edited collection reassesses East-Central European art by offering transnational perspectives on its regional or national histories, while also inserting the region into contemporary discussions of global issues. Both in popular imagination and, to some degree, scholarly literature,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Post Cold War World: Turbulence and Change in World Politics Since the Fall book cover

    The Post Cold War World

    Turbulence and Change in World Politics Since the Fall

    By Michael Cox

    This book by a leading scholar of international relations examines the origins of the new world disorder – the resurgence of authoritarianism, the rise of populism and the prevalence of terrorism – and why so many assumptions about how the world would look after the Cold War have proven to be wrong…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Diplomacy of Détente: Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz book cover

    The Diplomacy of Détente

    Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz

    By Stephan Kieninger

    This book investigates the underlying reasons for the longevity of détente and its impact on East-West relations. The volume examines the relevance of trade across the Iron Curtain as a means to facilitate mutual trust, as well as the emergence of new habits of transparency regardless of recurring…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

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