History: The Cold War

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    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
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Global 1980s: People, Power and Profit book cover

    The Global 1980s

    People, Power and Profit, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Davis

    The Global 1980s takes an international perspective on the upheaval across the world during the long 1980s (1979–1991) with the end of the Cold War, a move towards a free-market economic system, and the increasing connectedness of the world. The 1980s was a decade of unimaginable change. At its…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Decades in Global History

  • 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

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 Association of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Intelligence and Espionage: Secrets and Spies book cover

    Intelligence and Espionage: Secrets and Spies

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Lomas, Christopher John Murphy

    Intelligence and Espionage: Secrets and Spies provides a global introduction to the role of intelligence – a key, but sometimes controversial, aspect of ensuring national security. Separating fact from fiction, the book draws on past examples to explore the use and misuse of intelligence,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    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, 1st Edition

    By Michael Cox

    This book by a leading scholar of international relations examines the origins of the new world disorder – the resurgence of Russia, the rise of populism in the West, deep tensions in the Atlantic alliance, and the new strategic partnership between China and Russia – and asks why so many…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

2Series in The Cold War

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