History: The Cold War

  • Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture: Post-Millennial Perspectives on the End of the World book cover

    Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture

    Post-Millennial Perspectives on the End of the World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Germana, Aris Mousoutzanis

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays focuses on critical and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century cultural production. Examining the ways in which apocalyptic discourses have had an impact on how we read the world’s globalised space,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Cold War American Literature and the Rise of Youth Culture: Children of Empire book cover

    Cold War American Literature and the Rise of Youth Culture

    Children of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Denis Jonnes

    Demands placed on many young Americans as a result of the Cold War give rise to an increasingly age-segregated society. This separation allowed adolescents and young adults to begin to formulate an identity distinct from previous generations, and was a significant factor in their widespread…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • American Representations of Post-Communism: Television, Travel Sites, and Post-Cold War Narratives book cover

    American Representations of Post-Communism

    Television, Travel Sites, and Post-Cold War Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Andaluna Borcila

    With the televised events of 1989, territories of Eastern and Central Europe that had been marked as impenetrable and inaccessible to the Western gaze exploded into visibility. As the narratives of the Cold War crumbled, new narratives emerged and new geographies were produced on and by American…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement book cover

    Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement

    1st Edition

    By Paul Rubinson

    The massive movement against nuclear weapons began with the invention of the atomic bomb in 1945 and lasted throughout the Cold War. Antinuclear protesters of all sorts mobilized in defiance of the move toward nuclear defense in the wake of the Cold War. They influenced U.S. politics,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Closely Watched Films (Routledge Revivals): The Czechoslovak Experience book cover

    Closely Watched Films (Routledge Revivals)

    The Czechoslovak Experience, 1st Edition

    By Antonín J. Liehm

    First published in 1974, this book collects interviews with leading Czechslovak filmmakers conducted mostly between 1967 and 1969. This was a period of immense upheaval beginning with the attack of the Czechoslovak establishment on the Union of Writers in 1967, continuing through the liberalisation…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Miloš Forman Stories (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Miloš Forman Stories (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Antonín J. Liehm

    First published in 1975, this book examines the career of one of the leading post-war Czech filmmakers Miloš Forman through his own testimony. After recollecting his childhood and early artistic ventures, Forman gives accounts of the making of his major films, interspersed with contemporaneous…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Espionage and Secrecy (Routledge Revivals): The Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989 of the United Kingdom book cover

    Espionage and Secrecy (Routledge Revivals)

    The Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989 of the United Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By Rosamund Thomas

    This prize-winning book, first published in 1991, provides a detailed legal account of the development of the UK Official Secrets Acts 1911-1989. In particular, the Espionage section (s.1) of this criminal law is analysed carefully, illustrated by leading cases of UK spies prosecuted under this…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Cinema in the Cold War: Political Projections book cover

    Cinema in the Cold War

    Political Projections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cyril Buffet

    The film industry was an important propaganda element during the Cold War. As with other conflicts, the Cold War was fought not just with weapons, but with words and images. Throughout the conflict, cinema was a reflection of the societies, the ideologies, and the political climates in which the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Radio Wars: Broadcasting During the Cold War book cover

    Radio Wars

    Broadcasting During the Cold War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Risso

    During the Cold War, radio broadcasting played an important role in the ideological confrontation between East and West. As archival documents gathered in this volume reveal, radio broadcasting was among the most pressing concerns of contemporary information agencies. These broadcasts could…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Perspectives on Postcommunism in Central and Eastern Europe book cover

    Postcolonial Perspectives on Postcommunism in Central and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dorota Kołodziejczyk, Cristina Şandru

    A quarter of a century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and from the vantage point of a post-Cold War, globalised, world, there is a need to address the relative neglect of postcommunism in analysis of postcolonial and neo-colonial configurations of power and influence. This book proposes new…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Thailand in the Cold War book cover

    Thailand in the Cold War

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Phillips

    Thailand’s position during the Cold War was ambiguous: the country’s political leadership was very keen to maintain the country’s independence on the world stage, yet at the same time was anxious to establish the country’s credentials as staunchly anti-communist. However, as this book argues,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Hungary since 1945 book cover

    Hungary since 1945

    1st Edition

    By Árpád von Klimó

    Lying on the political fault line between East and West for the past seventy-five years, the significance of Hungary in geopolitical terms has far outweighed the modest size of its population. This book charts the main events of these tumultuous decades including the 1956 Uprising, the end of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories of Central and Eastern Europe

3Series in The Cold War

Product Search