History: The Cold War

  • John F. Kennedy: The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism book cover

    John F. Kennedy

    The Spirit of Cold War Liberalism, 1st Edition

    By Jason K. Duncan

    Half a century after his assassination, John F. Kennedy continues to evoke widespread fascination, looming large in America’s historical memory. Popular portrayals often show Kennedy as a mythic, heroic figure, but these depictions can obscure the details of the president’s actual achievements and…

    Paperback – 2013-11-07
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold War: Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain book cover

    Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold War

    Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain, 1st Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    Since the end of the Cold War China and Japan have faced each other as powers of relatively equal strength for the first time in their long history. As the two great powers of East Asia the way they both compete and cooperate with each other and the way they conduct their relations in the new era…

    Paperback – 2013-09-12

  • The Cold War book cover

    The Cold War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Casey

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until 3 months after publication) The Cold War dominated international politics between 1945 and 1990, when the two superpowers, the United States and Soviet Union, vied for supremacy. Their clash profoundly influenced the main trends of the time, including…

    Hardback – 2013-06-25
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Threshold of Nuclear War book cover

    The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Threshold of Nuclear War, 1st Edition

    By Alice George

      For thirteen days in October of 1962, a truly perilous flirtation with nuclear war developed between the United States and USSR, as the superpowers argued over the installation of Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba. Launched by rash judgment and concluded through circumspect leadership, the Cuban…

    Paperback – 2013-03-20
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Atomic Age America book cover

    Atomic Age America

    1st Edition

    By Martin V. Melosi

    Atomic Age America looks at the broad influence of atomic energy¿focusing particularly on nuclear weapons and nuclear power¿on the lives of Americans within a world context. The text examines the social, political, diplomatic, environmental, and technical impacts of atomic energy on the 20th and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-04

  • De-Centering Cold War History: Local and Global Change book cover

    De-Centering Cold War History

    Local and Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney, Fabio Lanza

    De-Centering Cold War History challenges the Cold War master narratives that focus on super-power politics by shifting our analytical perspective to include local-level experiences and regional initiatives that were crucial to the making of a Cold War world. Cold War histories are often told as…

    Paperback – 2012-10-24

  • The United Nations, Peace Operations and the Cold War book cover

    The United Nations, Peace Operations and the Cold War

    2nd Edition

    By Norrie Macqueen

    This is the first introduction to the United Nation's activities during the Cold War period. It combines a history of the UN with a broader account of east-west diplomacy during the Cold War and after. Norrie MacQueen begins by looking at the formation, structure and functions of the UN. Then,…

    Paperback – 2011-07-07
    Seminar Studies

  • Yiddish in the Cold War book cover

    Yiddish in the Cold War

    1st Edition

    By Gennady Estraikh

    This book presents a study of Yiddish in the Cold War through the ideological confrontations between Communist Yiddish literati in the Soviet Union, United States, Canada, Poland, France and Israel. It discusses the intellectual environments of the Moscow literary journal Sovetish Heymland.…

    Hardback – 2008-09-15

  • The Cold War: The Great Powers and their Allies book cover

    The Cold War

    The Great Powers and their Allies, 2nd Edition

    By J.P.D. Dunbabin

    The Cold War offers a brief but detailed treatment of one of the most complex eras of the 20th Century. In this fully revised second edition, J.P.D. Dunbabin, drawing on international scholarship and using much new material from communist sources, describes a world in which covert operations could…

    Paperback – 2007-12-04
    The Postwar World

  • Stalin book cover


    1st Edition

    By Hiroaki Kuromiya

    This profile looks at how Stalin, despite being regarded as intellectually inferior by his rivals, managed to rise to power and rule the largest country in the world, achievieving divine-like status as a dictator. Through recently uncovered research material and Stalin’s archives in Moscow,…

    Paperback – 2005-11-03
    Profiles In Power

  • Science, Cold War and the American State book cover

    Science, Cold War and the American State

    1st Edition

    By Allan A. Needell

    This book illuminates how Berkner became a model that produced the scientist/advisor/policymaker that helped build post-war America. It does so by providing a detailed account of the personal and professional beliefs of one of the most influential figures in the American scientific community; a…

    Paperback – 2001-01-23
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Power And Persuasion: Ideology And Rhetoric In Communist Yugoslavia, 1944-1953 book cover

    Power And Persuasion

    Ideology And Rhetoric In Communist Yugoslavia, 1944-1953, 1st Edition

    By Carol S Lilly

    When the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (CPY) took power after the Second World War, it had a vision for a new and better society in which all humans would live together in peace and prosperity and in which their mutual exploitation would be eliminated. That vision required changes not only in the…

    Paperback – 2000-12-22

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