History: The Cold War

  • Secularism, Decolonisation, and the Cold War in South and Southeast Asia book cover

    Secularism, Decolonisation, and the Cold War in South and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    By Clemens Six

    The intensifying conflicts between religious communities in contemporary South and Southeast Asia signify the importance of gaining a clearer understanding of how societies have historically organised and mastered their religious diversity. Based on extensive archival research in Asia, Europe, and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The San Francisco System and Its Legacies: Continuation, Transformation and Historical Reconciliation in the Asia-Pacific book cover

    The San Francisco System and Its Legacies

    Continuation, Transformation and Historical Reconciliation in the Asia-Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimie Hara

    In September 1951, Japan signed a peace treaty with forty-eight countries in San Francisco; in April 1952, the treaty came into effect. The San Francisco Peace Treaty is an international agreement that in significant ways shaped the post–World War II international order in the Asia-Pacific. With…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Democratization of Intelligence book cover

    Democratization of Intelligence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Gill, Michael Andregg

    This comparative analysis of the sometimes fraught process of achieving democratic governance of security intelligence agencies presents material from countries other than those normally featured in the Intelligence Studies literature of North America and Europe. Some of the countries examined are…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • The Cold War 1949-2016 book cover

    The Cold War 1949-2016

    3rd Edition

    By Martin McCauley

    Covering the development of the Cold War from the mid-twentieth century to the present day, The Cold War 1949–2016 explores the struggle for world domination that took place between the United States and the Soviet Union following the Second World War. The conflict between these two superpowers…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989: Re-Visions book cover

    Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989

    Re-Visions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanja Bahun, John Haynes

    This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film scholars are able to view these cinemas in a different way, no longer bound by an outlook…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • McCarthyism: The Realities, Delusions and Politics Behind the 1950s Red Scare book cover

    McCarthyism

    The Realities, Delusions and Politics Behind the 1950s Red Scare, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Michaels

    In this succinct text, Jonathan Michaels examines the rise of anti-communist sentiment in the postwar United States, exploring the factors that facilitated McCarthyism and assessing the long-term effects on US politics and culture. McCarthyism:The Realities, Delusions and Politics Behind the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The Transformation of the International Order of Asia: Decolonization, the Cold War, and the Colombo Plan book cover

    The Transformation of the International Order of Asia

    Decolonization, the Cold War, and the Colombo Plan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shigeru Akita, Gerold Krozewski, Shoichi Watanabe

    In Asia the 1950s were dominated by political decolonization and the emergence of the Cold War system, and newly independent countries were able to utilize the transformed balance of power for their own economic development through economic and strategic aid programmes. This book examines the…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Conflict After the Cold War: Arguments on Causes of War and Peace book cover

    Conflict After the Cold War

    Arguments on Causes of War and Peace, 5th Edition

    Edited by Richard K. Betts

    Edited by one of the most renowned scholars in the field, Richard Betts' Conflict After the Cold War assembles classic and contemporary readings on enduring problems of international security. Offering broad historical and philosophical breadth, the carefully chosen and excerpted selections in this…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • Oil Exploration, Diplomacy, and Security in the Early Cold War: The Enemy Underground book cover

    Oil Exploration, Diplomacy, and Security in the Early Cold War

    The Enemy Underground, 1st Edition

    By Roberto Cantoni

    The importance of oil for national military-industrial complexes appeared more clearly than ever in the Cold War. This volume argues that the confidential acquisition of geoscientific knowledge was paramount for states, not only to provide for their own energy needs, but also to buttress…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • The Polish Crisis and Relations with Eastern Europe, 1979-1982: Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume X book cover

    The Polish Crisis and Relations with Eastern Europe, 1979-1982

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume X, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Tombs, Richard Smith

    This volume presents a collection of diplomatic documents describing Britain’s relations with Eastern Europe from 1979 to 1982, with special focus on the crisis in Poland. After coming to power in 1979, the Conservative Government of Margaret Thatcher reaffirmed a policy of ‘differentiation’…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Critical Reappraisal book cover

    The Cuban Missile Crisis

    A Critical Reappraisal, 1st Edition

    Edited by Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes

    This volume brings together a collection of leading international experts to revisit and review our understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis, via a critical reappraisal of some of the key texts. In October 1962, humankind came close to the end of its history. The risk of catastrophe is now…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Understanding Intelligence Failure: Warning, Response and Deterrence book cover

    Understanding Intelligence Failure

    Warning, Response and Deterrence, 1st Edition

    By James J. Wirtz

    This collection, comprising key works by James J. Wirtz, explains how different threat perceptions can lead to strategic surprise attack, intelligence failure and the failure of deterrence. This volume adopts a strategist’s view of the issue of surprise and intelligence failure by placing these…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

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