History: Diplomatic History

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics: South Africa and the ‘Congo Crisis’, 1960-1965 book cover

    Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics

    South Africa and the ‘Congo Crisis’, 1960-1965, 1st Edition

    By Lazlo Passemiers

    Decolonisation and Regional Geopolitics argues that as much as the ‘Congo crisis’ (1960-1965) was a Cold War battleground, so too was it a battleground for Southern Africa’s decolonisation. This book provides a transnational history of African decolonisation, apartheid diplomacy, and Southern…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    The Routledge Global 1960s and 1970s Series

  • Intelligence and Espionage: Secrets and Spies book cover

    Intelligence and Espionage: Secrets and Spies

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Lomas, Christopher John Murphy

    Intelligence and Espionage: Secrets and Spies provides a global introduction to the role of intelligence – a key, but sometimes controversial, aspect of ensuring national security. Separating fact from fiction, the book draws on past examples to explore the use and misuse of intelligence,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Modern Diplomacy book cover

    Modern Diplomacy

    5th Edition

    By R. P. Barston

    Contemporary, thoughtful and extensively illustrated, Modern Diplomacy examines a broad range of current diplomatic practice. This leading and widely used book - now in its fifth edition - equips students with a detailed analysis of important international issues that reflect and impact upon…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18
    Routledge

  • Refugees, Human Rights and Realpolitik: The Clandestine Immigration of Jewish Refugees from Italy to Palestine, 1945-1948 book cover

    Refugees, Human Rights and Realpolitik

    The Clandestine Immigration of Jewish Refugees from Italy to Palestine, 1945-1948, 1st Edition

    By Daphna Sharfman

    This book presents a multidimensional case study of international human rights in the immediate post-Second World War period, and the way in which complex refugee problems created by the war were often in direct competition with strategic interests and national sovereignty. The case study is the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Social Closure and International Society: Status Groups from the Family of Civilised Nations to the G20 book cover

    Social Closure and International Society

    Status Groups from the Family of Civilised Nations to the G20, 1st Edition

    By Tristen Naylor

    Laying the foundations of a theory of ‘international social closure’ this book examines how actors compete for a seat at the table in the management of international society and how that competition stratifies the international domain. In a broad historical survey from the ‘Family of Civilised…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • The Post Cold War World: Turbulence and Change in World Politics Since the Fall book cover

    The Post Cold War World

    Turbulence and Change in World Politics Since the Fall, 1st Edition

    By Michael Cox

    This book by a leading scholar of international relations examines the origins of the new world disorder – the resurgence of Russia, the rise of populism in the West, deep tensions in the Atlantic alliance, and the new strategic partnership between China and Russia – and asks why so many…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and Acknowledgement in the Politics of Memory of the Armenian Genocide book cover

    Knowledge and Acknowledgement in the Politics of Memory of the Armenian Genocide

    1st Edition

    By Vahagn Avedian

    Is the Armenian Genocide a strictly historical matter? If that is the case, why is it still a topical issue, capable of causing diplomatic rows and heated debates? The short answer would be that the century old Armenian Genocide is much more than a historical question. It emerged as a political…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Mass Violence in Modern History

  • Soviet Science and Engineering in the Shadow of the Cold War book cover

    Soviet Science and Engineering in the Shadow of the Cold War

    1st Edition

    By Hiroshi Ichikawa

    The 1950s were a vital time in the history of science. In accordance with the intensification of the Cold War, many scientific talents were mobilized to several military-related research and development projects not only in the United States, but also in the Soviet Union. Contrary to the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Constitution-making in Asia: Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire book cover

    Constitution-making in Asia

    Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire, 1st Edition

    Edited by H. Kumarasingham

    Britain’s main imperial possessions in Asia were granted independence in the 1940s and 1950s and needed to craft constitutions for their new states. Invariably the indigenous elites drew upon British constitutional ideas and institutions regardless of the political conditions that prevailed in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Bringing Cold War Democracy to West Berlin: A Shared German–American Project, 1940–1972 book cover

    Bringing Cold War Democracy to West Berlin

    A Shared German–American Project, 1940–1972, 1st Edition

    By Scott H. Krause

    Within the span of a generation, Nazi Germany’s former capital, Berlin, found a new role as a symbol of freedom and resilient democracy in the Cold War. This book unearths how this remarkable transformation resulted from a network of liberal American occupation officials, and returned émigrés, or…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European 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…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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