History: Diplomatic History

  • Steamship Nationalism: Ocean Liners and National Identity in Imperial Germany and the Atlantic World book cover

    Steamship Nationalism

    Ocean Liners and National Identity in Imperial Germany and the Atlantic World, 1st Edition

    By Mark A. Russell

    Steamship Nationalism is a cultural, social, and political history of the S.S. Imperator, Vaterland, and Bismarck. Transatlantic passenger steamships launched by the Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Aktien-Gesellschaft (HAPAG) between 1912 and 1914, they do not enjoy the international fame of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Private Security and the Modern State: Historical and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Private Security and the Modern State

    Historical and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Churchill, Dolores Janiewski, Pieter Leloup

    Based on extensive research in several international contexts, this volume provides a nuanced assessment of the historical evolution of private security and its fluid, contested, and mutually constitutive relationship with state agencies, public policing, and the criminal justice system. This…

    Hardback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Reassessing Japan’s Cold War: Ikeda Hayato's Foreign Politics and Proactivism During the 1960s book cover

    Reassessing Japan’s Cold War

    Ikeda Hayato's Foreign Politics and Proactivism During the 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Oliviero Frattolillo

    As memories of the savage conflict inaugurated by the attack on Pearl Harbor recede, the ethical foundations that influenced postwar interpretations of Japan’s role during the Cold War era are crumbling on different fronts. Retracing Japanese history during the Sixties, this book locates the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Spain and the American Revolution: New Approaches and Perspectives book cover

    Spain and the American Revolution

    New Approaches and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel Paquette, Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia

    Though the participation of France in the American Revolution is well established in the historiography, the role of Spain, France’s ally, is relatively understudied and underappreciated. Spain's involvement in the conflict formed part of a global struggle between empires and directly influenced…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • International Rivalry and Secret Diplomacy in East Asia, 1896-1950 book cover

    International Rivalry and Secret Diplomacy in East Asia, 1896-1950

    1st Edition

    By Bruce A. Elleman

    East Asia was a major focus of struggle between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War of 1945 to 1991, with multiple "hot" and "cold" conflicts in China, Korea, and Vietnam. The struggle for predominance in East Asia, however, largely predated the Cold War, as this book shows,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Contesting the Origins of the First World War: An Historiographical Argument book cover

    Contesting the Origins of the First World War

    An Historiographical Argument, 1st Edition

    By Troy R E Paddock

    Contesting the Origins of the First World War challenges the Anglophone emphasis on Germany as bearing the primary responsibility in causing the conflict and instead builds upon new perspectives to reconsider the roles of the other Great Powers. Using the work of Terrance Zuber, Sean McMeekin,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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