History: Diplomatic History

  • Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945: The Occupiers’ Experience book cover

    Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945

    The Occupiers’ Experience, 1st Edition

    By Nakano Satoshi

    The first-ever attempt to paint a full-scale portrait of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia during the Asia-Pacific War (1942–5). This book draws on the huge body of available narrative—military documents, bureaucratic records and personal accounts of combatants and civilians, including…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
    Routledge

  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance book cover

    Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Baylis, Yoko Iwama

    What were the calculations made by the US and its major allies in the 1960s when they faced the signing of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? These were all states with the technological and financial capabilities to develop and possess nuclear weapons should they wish to do so. In the end, only…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
    Routledge

  • National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan: Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order book cover

    National Identity and Great-Power Status in Russia and Japan

    Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order, 1st Edition

    By Tadashi Anno

    Having suffered military defeat at the hands of advanced Western powers in the 1850s, Russia and Japan embarked upon a program of catch-up and modernization in the late-19th Century. While the two states sought in the main to replicate the successes of the advanced great powers of the West, the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-06
    Routledge

  • US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War: Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979 book cover

    US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War

    Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979, 1st Edition

    By David Tal

    This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from 1969 to 1979.The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World c.1410-1800 book cover

    Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World c.1410-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tracey A. Sowerby, Jan Hennings

    Practices of Diplomacy in the Early Modern World offers a new contribution to the ongoing reassessment of early modern international relations and diplomatic history. Divided into three parts, it provides an examination of diplomatic culture from the Renaissance into the eighteenth century and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Great Power Diplomacy in the Hellenistic World book cover

    Great Power Diplomacy in the Hellenistic World

    1st Edition

    By John D Grainger

    Diplomacy is a neglected aspect of Hellenistic history, despite the fact that war and peace were the major preoccupations of the rulers of the kingdoms of the time. It becomes clear that it is possible to discern a set of accepted practices which were generally followed by the kings from the time…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Protecting Democracy from Dissent: Population Engineering in Western Europe 1918-1926 book cover

    Protecting Democracy from Dissent: Population Engineering in Western Europe 1918-1926

    1st Edition

    By Shannon Monaghan

    In the aftermath of the First World War, the victorious powers – more or less liberal democracies – argued that democracy would bring peace to Europe because this was the only effective way for legitimate states, with governments based on the consent of the governed, to be organized. What the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • The Age of Anniversaries: The Cult of Commemoration, 1895-1925 book cover

    The Age of Anniversaries

    The Cult of Commemoration, 1895-1925, 1st Edition

    Edited by T. G. Otte

    For historians centennial commemorations furnish an excellent heuristic tool for gauging late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century attitudes towards the past and the present. Centenary celebrations helped to revive, perpetuate and reinforce public perceptions of historical events and people in…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Swedish Jews and the Holocaust book cover

    The Swedish Jews and the Holocaust

    1st Edition

    By Pontus Rudberg

    "We will be judged in our own time and in the future by measuring the aid that we, inhabitants of a free and fortunate country, gave to our brethren in this time of greatest disaster." This declaration, made shortly after the pogroms of November 1938 by the Jewish communities in Sweden, was truer…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations book cover

    New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Benton Whisenhunt, Norman E. Saul

    New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations includes eighteen articles on Russian-American relations from an international roster of leading historians. Covering topics such as trade, diplomacy, art, war, public opinion, race, culture, and more, the essays show how the two nations related…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

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