History: The Cold War

  • Curtains of Iron and Gold: Reconstructing Borders and Scales of Interaction book cover

    Curtains of Iron and Gold

    Reconstructing Borders and Scales of Interaction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heikki Eskelinen, Ilkka Liikanen, Jukka Oksa

    First published in 1999, this book examines the construction of new political, economic and mental borders in post-Cold War Europe. Various national and regional settings are analyzed along the old East-West divide. In post-Cold War Europe the East-West divide no longer exists in the form of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Modern Russia: The Basics book cover

    Modern Russia: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Charlotte Alston

    Modern Russia: The Basics is an accessible introduction to the key events and transformations which have taken place in Russia from the late 19th century to the present day. Exploring the subject in seven clearly defined chronological periods, this text examines the politics, economics, culture of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Geoffrey Swain: Against the Grain book cover

    Geoffrey Swain

    Against the Grain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Cox

    Acclaimed historian, and retired Alec Nove Chair in Russian and East European History at the University of Glasgow, Geoffrey Swain, has written extensively on the history of Russia and Eastern Europe during the twentieth century, in particular on Russia during the Civil War, Latvia during the first…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy and China: Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972 book cover

    Japan’s Cold War Policy and China

    Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972, 1st Edition

    By Yutaka Kanda

    From 1960s to the early 1970s in East Asia, the Cold War bipolar system, centering on the US and USSR, shifted to a more complicated structure. After the Cuban Missile Crisis, Washington and Moscow accelerated the détente process, leading China to fear a "collusion" of the two superpowers. Publicly…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa: From Colonialism to Terrorism book cover

    US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa

    From Colonialism to Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By Donna Rose Jackson

    Examining American foreign policy towards the Horn of Africa between 1945 and 1991, this book uses Ethiopia and Somalia as case studies to offer an evaluation of the decision-making process during the Cold War, and consider the impact that these decisions had upon subsequent developments both…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Cold War and Asian Cinemas book cover

    The Cold War and Asian Cinemas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poshek Fu, Man-Fung Yip

    This book offers an interdisciplinary, historically grounded study of Asian cinemas’ complex responses to the Cold War conflict.  It situates the global ideological rivalry within regional and local political, social, and cultural processes, while offering a transnational and cross-regional focus.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Margins for Manoeuvre in Cold War Europe: The Influence of Smaller Powers book cover

    Margins for Manoeuvre in Cold War Europe

    The Influence of Smaller Powers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurien Crump, Susanna Erlandsson

    The Cold War is conventionally regarded as a superpower conflict that dominated the shape of international relations between World War II and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Smaller powers had to adapt to a role as pawns in a strategic game of the superpowers, its course beyond their control.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
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    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • The Last Year of President Kennedy and the

    The Last Year of President Kennedy and the "Multiple Path" Policy Toward Cuba

    1st Edition

    By Håkan Karlsson, Tomás Diez Acosta

    This book presents new aspects of the U.S. "multiple path" policy toward Cuba that was designed and adopted after the Missile Crisis (October 1962) until the assassination of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963, from a Cuban perspective. The policy was characterized by its contradictory profile,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • US Foreign Policy in the Middle East: From American Missionaries to the Islamic State book cover

    US Foreign Policy in the Middle East

    From American Missionaries to the Islamic State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey F. Gresh, Tugrul Keskin

    The dawn of the Cold War marked a new stage of complex U.S. foreign policy involvement in the Middle East. More recently, globalization and the region’s ongoing conflicts and political violence have led to the U.S. being more politically, economically, and militarily enmeshed – for better or…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
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    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present: Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussions from East and Central Europe book cover

    Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present

    Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussions from East and Central Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aleksandra Konarzewska, Anna Nakai, Michał Przeperski

    Why does 1968 matter today? The authors of this volume believe that it is a crucial point of reference for current developments, especially the ‘illiberal turn’ both in Europe and America. If we want to understand it, we need to look back into 1968 – the year that founded the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners: On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985) book cover

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners

    On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985), 1st Edition

    By Renata Meirelles

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners discusses the activities of Amnesty International during the period of Brazil’s dictatorship (1964–1985). During the dictatorship, Amnesty assisted political prisoners who were submitted to torture and helped to publicise charges of torture against…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Tourism and Travel during the Cold War: Negotiating Tourist Experiences across the Iron Curtain book cover

    Tourism and Travel during the Cold War

    Negotiating Tourist Experiences across the Iron Curtain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sune Bechmann Pedersen, Christian Noack

    The Iron Curtain was not an impenetrable divide, and contacts between East and West took place regularly and on various levels throughout the Cold War. This book explores how the European tourist industry transcended the ideological fault lines and the communist states attracted an ever-increasing…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

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