History: The Cold War

  • Modern Russia: The Basics book cover

    Modern Russia: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Charlotte Alston

    Modern Russia: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the key events and transformations which have taken place in Russia from the late 19th century to the present day. Exploring the subject in seven clearly defined chronological periods, this text examines the politics, economics, culture of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
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    The Basics

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy and China: Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972 book cover

    Japan’s Cold War Policy and China

    Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972, 1st Edition

    By Yutaka Kanda

    From 1960s to the early 1970s in East Asia, the Cold War bipolar system, centering on the US and USSR, shifted to a more complicated structure. After the Cuban Missile Crisis, Washington and Moscow accelerated the détente process, leading China to fear a "collusion" of the two superpowers. Publicly…

    Hardback – 2019-12-01 
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    Politics in Asia

  • Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present: Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussions from East and Central Europe book cover

    Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present

    Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussions from East and Central Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aleksandra Konarzewska, Anna Nakai, Michał Przeperski

    Why does 1968 matter today? The authors of this volume believe that it is a crucial point of reference for current developments, especially the ‘illiberal turn’ both in Europe and America. If we want to understand it, we need to look back into 1968 – the year that founded the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-23 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners: On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985) book cover

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners

    On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985), 1st Edition

    By Renata Meirelles

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners discusses the activities of Amnesty International during the period of Brazil's dictatorship (1964–1985). During the dictatorship, Amnesty assisted political prisoners who were submitted to torture and helped to publicize charges of torture against…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
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    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Tourism and Travel during the Cold War: Negotiating Tourist Experiences across the Iron Curtain book cover

    Tourism and Travel during the Cold War

    Negotiating Tourist Experiences across the Iron Curtain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sune Bechmann Pedersen, Christian Noack

    The Iron Curtain was not an impenetrable divide, and contacts between East and West took place regularly and on various levels throughout the Cold War. This book explores how the European tourist industry transcended the ideological fault lines and the communist states attracted an ever-increasing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • The Global Politics of Jazz in the Twentieth Century: Cultural Diplomacy and

    The Global Politics of Jazz in the Twentieth Century

    Cultural Diplomacy and "American Music", 1st Edition

    By Yoshiomi Saito

    From the mid-1950s to the late 1970s, jazz was harnessed as America’s "sonic weapon" to promote an image to the world of a free and democratic America. Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington and other well-known jazz musicians were sent around the world – including to an array…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16 
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    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Borneo in the Cold War, 1950-1990 book cover

    Borneo in the Cold War, 1950-1990

    1st Edition

    By Keat Gin Ooi

    Although by about 1950 both British Borneo, including the protected sultanate of Brunei, and Indonesian Borneo seemed settled under their different regimes and well on the way to post-war reconstruction and economic development, the upheavals which affected Southeast and East Asia during the Cold…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • 1989 and the West: Western Europe since the End of the Cold War book cover

    1989 and the West

    Western Europe since the End of the Cold War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eleni Braat, Pepijn Corduwener

    Back in 1989, many anticipated that the end of the Cold War would usher in the ‘end of history’ characterized by the victory of democracy and capitalism. At the thirtieth anniversary of this momentous event, this book challenges this assumption. It studies the most recent era of contemporary…

    Hardback – 2019-07-31
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    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Henry Kissinger: Pragmatic Statesman in Hostile Times book cover

    Henry Kissinger

    Pragmatic Statesman in Hostile Times, 1st Edition

    By Abraham R. Wagner

    Henry Kissinger: Pragmatic Statesman in Hostile Times explores the influence of statesman Henry Kissinger in American foreign relations and national security during 1969 to 1977. Henry Kissinger arrived in the U.S. as a young Jewish refugee and went on to serve as National Security Advisor and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11
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    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Stalin’s Constitution (Open Access): Soviet Participatory Politics and the Discussion of the 1936 Draft Constitution book cover

    Stalin’s Constitution (Open Access)

    Soviet Participatory Politics and the Discussion of the 1936 Draft Constitution, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
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  • The History of the European Migration Regime: Germany's Strategic Hegemony book cover

    The History of the European Migration Regime

    Germany's Strategic Hegemony, 1st Edition

    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. From the bureaucratic and restrictive practices that prevailed in the late 1940s in most parts of Europe, the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
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  • The Liberal Dilemma: The Pragmatic Tradition in the Age of McCarthyism book cover

    The Liberal Dilemma

    The Pragmatic Tradition in the Age of McCarthyism, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Michaels

    This volume explores the response of liberals to rightwing attacks during the Red Scare of the late 1940s and early 1950s, establishing it as a defensive approach aimed at warding off efforts to conflate liberalism with communism, but not at striking back at the opposing ideology of conservatism…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24
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    Routledge Advances in American History

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