History: The Cold War

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • The Miloš Forman Stories (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Miloš Forman Stories (Routledge Revivals)

    By Antonín J. Liehm

    First published in 1975, this book examines the career of one of the leading post-war Czech filmmakers Miloš Forman through his own testimony. After recollecting his childhood and early artistic ventures, Forman gives accounts of the making of his major films, interspersed with contemporaneous…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa: From Colonialism to Terrorism book cover

    US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa

    From Colonialism to Terrorism

    By Donna Rose Jackson

    Examining American foreign policy towards the Horn of Africa between 1945 and 1991, this book uses Ethiopia and Somalia as case studies to offer an evaluation of the decision-making process during the Cold War, and consider the impact that these decisions had upon subsequent developments both…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Darkest Sides of Politics, Vol 1: Postwar Fascism, Covert Operations, and Terrorism book cover

    The Darkest Sides of Politics, Vol 1

    Postwar Fascism, Covert Operations, and Terrorism

    By Jeffrey M Bale

    This book examines a wide array of phenomena that arguably constitute the most noxious, extreme, terrifying, murderous, secretive, authoritarian, and/or anti-democratic aspects of national and international politics. Scholars should not ignore these "dark sides" of politics, however unpleasant they…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • The Cold War in East Asia book cover

    The Cold War in East Asia

    By Xiaobing Li

    This textbook provides a survey of East Asia during the Cold War from 1945 to 1991. Focusing on the persistence and flexibility of its culture and tradition when confronted by the West and the US, this book investigates how they intermesh to establish the nations that have entered the modern world.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Russia and the Western Far Right: Tango Noir book cover

    Russia and the Western Far Right

    Tango Noir

    By Anton Shekhovtsov

    The growing influence of Russia on the Western far right has been much discussed in the media recently. This book is the first detailed inquiry into what has been a neglected but critically important trend: the growing links between Russian actors and Western far right activists, publicists,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • The History of the European Migration Regime: Germany's Strategic Hegemony book cover

    The History of the European Migration Regime

    Germany's Strategic Hegemony

    By Emmanuel Comte

    After the Second World War, the international migration regime in Europe took a course different from the global migration regime and the migration regimes in other regions of the world. The free movement of people within the European Union, European citizenship, and the Schengen agreements in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Japan and the shaping of post-Vietnam War Southeast Asia: Japanese diplomacy and the Cambodian conflict, 1978-1993 book cover

    Japan and the shaping of post-Vietnam War Southeast Asia

    Japanese diplomacy and the Cambodian conflict, 1978-1993

    By Andrea Pressello

    The Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia in 1978 and the consequent outbreak of the Cambodian conflict brought Southeast Asia into instability and deteriorated relations between Vietnam and the subsequently established Vietnam-backed government in Cambodia on the one hand and the ASEAN countries on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Allies at the End of Empire: Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76 book cover

    Allies at the End of Empire

    Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76

    Edited by David M. Anderson, Daniel Branch

    The wars of decolonization fought by European colonial powers after 1945 had their origins in the fraught history of imperial domination, but were framed and shaped by the emerging politics of the Cold War. In all the counter-insurgencies mounted against armed nationalist risings in this period,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The American Culture of War: The History of U.S. Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom book cover

    The American Culture of War

    The History of U.S. Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom, 3rd Edition

    By Adrian R. Lewis

    Now in its third edition, The American Culture of War presents a sweeping critical examination of every major American war since 1941: the Second World War, Korea, Vietnam, the First and Second Persian Gulf Wars, US operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the war against ISIS. As he carefully…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Behind the Fog: How the U.S. Cold War Radiological Weapons Program Exposed Innocent Americans book cover

    Behind the Fog

    How the U.S. Cold War Radiological Weapons Program Exposed Innocent Americans

    By Lisa Martino-Taylor

    Behind the Fog is the first in-depth, comprehensive examination of the United States’ Cold War radiological weapons program. The book examines controversial military-sponsored studies and field trials using radioactive "simulants" that exposed American civilians to radiation and other hazardous…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

  • Origins of the North Korean Garrison State: The People’s Army and the Korean War book cover

    Origins of the North Korean Garrison State

    The People’s Army and the Korean War

    By Youngjun Kim

    This book investigates the origins of the North Korean garrison state by examining the development of the Korean People’s Army and the legacies of the Korean War. Despite its significance, there are very few books on the Korean People’s Army with North Korean primary sources being difficult to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

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