History: The Cold War

  • 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, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Baylis, 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…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
    Routledge

  • National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan: Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order book cover

    National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan

    Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order, 1st Edition

    By Tadashi Anno

    Having suffered military defeat at the hands of advanced Western powers in the 1850s, Russia and Japan embarked upon a program of catch-up and modernization in the late-19th Century. While the two states sought in the main to replicate the successes of the advanced great powers of the West, the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
    Routledge

  • Curtains of Iron and Gold: Reconstructing Borders and Scales of Interaction book cover

    Curtains of Iron and Gold

    Reconstructing Borders and Scales of Interaction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heikki Eskelinen, Ilkka Liikanen, Jukka Oksa

    First published in 1999, this book examines the construction of new political, economic and mental borders in post-Cold War Europe. Various national and regional settings are analyzed along the old East-West divide. In post-Cold War Europe the East-West divide no longer exists in the form of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Geoffrey Swain: Against the Grain book cover

    Geoffrey Swain

    Against the Grain, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • British Spy Fiction and the End of Empire book cover

    British Spy Fiction and the End of Empire

    1st Edition

    By Sam Goodman

    The position of spy fiction is largely synonymous in popular culture with ideas of patriotism and national security, with the spy himself indicative of the defence of British interests and the preservation of British power around the globe. This book reveals a more complicated side to these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • US Foreign Policy in the Middle East: From American Missionaries to the Islamic State book cover

    US Foreign Policy in the Middle East

    From American Missionaries to the Islamic State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey F. Gresh, Tugrul Keskin

    The dawn of the Cold War marked a new stage of complex U.S. foreign policy involvement in the Middle East. More recently, globalization and the region’s ongoing conflicts and political violence have led to the U.S. being more politically, economically, and militarily enmeshed – for better or…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • 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, 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
    Routledge

  • 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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  • War and Diplomacy in East and West: A Biography of Józef Retinger book cover

    War and Diplomacy in East and West

    A Biography of Józef Retinger, 1st Edition

    By M. B. B. Biskupski

    The New York Times said of Józef Hieronim Retinger that he was on intimate terms with most leading statesmen of the Western World, including presidents of the United States. He has been repeatedly acknowledged as one of the principle architects of the movement for European unity after the World War…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • German Reunification: Unfinished Business book cover

    German Reunification

    Unfinished Business, 1st Edition

    By Joyce E. Bromley

    In 1945, German families with more than 100 hectares (247 acres) of land were forced from their homes in the eastern sector by the Soviets, now in control of that area. These families were brutally evicted from their property and had their land expropriated. In the next 45 years, the GDR government…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

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