History: The Cold War

  • 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
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • From Revolution to Uncertainty: The Year 1990 in Central and Eastern Europe book cover

    From Revolution to Uncertainty

    The Year 1990 in Central and Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joachim von Puttkamer, Włodzimierz Borodziej, Stanislav Holubec

    Throughout Eastern Europe, the unexpected and irrevocable fall of communism that began in the late 1980s presented enormous challenges in the spheres of politics and society, as well as at the level of individual experience. Excitement, uncertainty, and fear predicated the shaping of a new…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge Histories of Central and Eastern Europe

  • Castro and Franco: The Backstage of Cold War Diplomacy book cover

    Castro and Franco

    The Backstage of Cold War Diplomacy, 1st Edition

    By Haruko Hosoda

    Cuba’s Fidel Castro and Spain’s Francisco Franco were two men with very similar backgrounds but very different political ideologies. Both received a Catholic education and had strong connections to the Galicia region of Spain. Both were familiar with guerrilla tactics and came to power through…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Cold War Is Overagain book cover

    The Cold War Is Overagain

    1st Edition

    By Allen Lynch

    In this book, Allen Lynch challenges the common wisdom that the revolutionary events in Eastern Europe in 1989 and in the Soviet Union in 1991 marked the end of the cold war. Instead, he argues that the cold war was actually resolved by the early 1970s, as evidenced by the tacit acceptance of a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07

  • America and Romania in the Cold War: A Differentiated Détente, 1969-80 book cover

    America and Romania in the Cold War

    A Differentiated Détente, 1969-80, 1st Edition

    By Paschalis Pechlivanis

    This book examines the US foreign policy of differentiation towards the socialist regimes of Eastern Europe as it was implemented by various administrations towards Ceausescu’s Romania from 1969 to 1980. Drawing from multi-archival research from both US and Romanian sources, this is the first…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24
    Cold War History

  • 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

  • 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

  • Stalin and Stalinism book cover

    Stalin and Stalinism

    4th Edition

    By Martin McCauley

    One of the most successful dictators of the twentieth century, Stalin transformed the Communist Party of the Soviet Union into one of the world’s leading political parties. Stalin and Stalinism explores how he ammassed, retained and deployed power to dominate, not only his close associates, but the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10
    Seminar Studies

  • 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
    Decades in Global History

  • Cold War Assemblages: Decolonization to Digital book cover

    Cold War Assemblages

    Decolonization to Digital, 1st Edition

    By Bhakti Shringarpure

    This book bridges the gap between the simultaneously unfolding histories of postcoloniality and the forty-five-year ideological and geopolitical rivalry between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. Not only did the superpowers rely upon the decolonizing world to further imperial agendas, but the postcolony…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge Studies in Cultures of the Global Cold War

  • 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

  • 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

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