History: The Cold War

  • The European Community and Eastern Europe in the Cold War: Overcoming the East-West divide book cover

    The European Community and Eastern Europe in the Cold War

    Overcoming the East-West divide

    By Angela Romano

    This book is an historical investigation into the role of the European Community in the overcoming of the East-West divide during the Cold War. Making use of recently released primary sources from a broad range of European and U.S. archives, the work reveals the ability of the EC and its…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Cold War 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 – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Art, Cybernetics, and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain: Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse book cover

    Art, Cybernetics, and Pedagogy in Post-War Britain

    Roy Ascott’s Groundcourse

    By Kate Sloan

    This is the first full-length study about the British artist Roy Ascott, one of the first cybernetic artists, with a career spanning seven decades to date. The book focuses on his early career, exploring the evolution of his early interests in communication in the context of the rich overlaps…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Stalin and Stalinism book cover

    Stalin and Stalinism

    4th Edition

    By Martin McCauley

    One of the most successful dictators of the twentieth century, Stalin transformed the Communist Party of the Soviet Union into one of the world’s leading political parties. Stalin and Stalinism explores how he ammassed, retained and deployed power to dominate, not only his close associates, but the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • India-America Relations (1942-62): Rooted in the Liberal International Order book cover

    India-America Relations (1942-62)

    Rooted in the Liberal International Order

    By Atul Bhardwaj

    Examining India-America relations between 1942-1962, this book reconsiders the role of America in shaping the imagination of post-colonial India. It rejects a conventional orthodoxy that assigns a limited role to America and challenges narratives which neglect the natural asymmetries and focus on…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent: Volume II: The Labour Government and the Polaris Programme, 1964-1970 book cover

    The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent

    Volume II: The Labour Government and the Polaris Programme, 1964-1970

    By Matthew Jones

    Volume II of The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent provides an authoritative and in-depth examination of the British government’s strategic nuclear policy from 1964 to 1970. Written with full access to the UK documentary record, Volume II examines the controversies that…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21 
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture: Bucharest, 1949-1964 book cover

    The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture

    Bucharest, 1949-1964

    By Juliana Maxim

    The Socialist Life of Modern Architecture is the first systematic architectural history of Romania under socialism written in English. It examines the mechanisms through which modern architecture was invested with political meaning and, in reverse, how specific architectural solutions came to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    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 – 2018-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Eurocommunism: From the Communist to the Radical European Left book cover

    Eurocommunism

    From the Communist to the Radical European Left

    By Yiannis Balampanidis

    Eurocommunism constitutes a "moment" of great transformation connecting the past and the present of the European Left, a political project by means of which left-wing politics in Europe effected a definitive transition to a thoroughly different paradigm. It rose in the wake of 1968 – that pivotal…

    Hardback – 2018-11-13 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • The Political History of Modern Japan: Foreign Relations and Domestic Politics book cover

    The Political History of Modern Japan

    Foreign Relations and Domestic Politics

    By Kitaoka Shinichi

    Spanning the 130-year period between the end of the Tokugawa Era and the end of the Cold War, this textbook introduces students to the formation of the modern Japanese state. It demonstrates how, faced with foreign threats, Japan developed a new governing structure to deal with these challenges and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Soviet Science and Engineering in the Shadow of the Cold War book cover

    Soviet Science and Engineering in the Shadow of the Cold War

    By Hiroshi Ichikawa

    The 1950s were a vital time in the history of science. In accordance with the intensification of the Cold War, many scientific talents were mobilized to several military-related research and development projects not only in the United States, but also in the Soviet Union. Contrary to the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • 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 volume offers new perspectives on the appeal and profound cultural meaning of socialism over the past two centuries. It brings together scholarship from various disciplines addressing diverse national contexts, including Britain, China, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, and the USA. Taken…

    Hardback – 2018-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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