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…

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

  • German Anti-Nazi Espionage in the Second World War: The OSS and the Men of the TOOL Missions book cover

    German Anti-Nazi Espionage in the Second World War

    The OSS and the Men of the TOOL Missions, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan S. Gould

    This book tells the dramatic story of the recruitment and training of a group of German communist exiles by the London office of the Office of Strategic Services for key spy missions into Nazi Germany during the final months of World War II. The book chronicles their stand against the rise of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on the History of Conflict

  • The Wars of the French Revolution: 1792–1801 book cover

    The Wars of the French Revolution

    1792–1801, 1st Edition

    By Charles J Esdaile

    The Wars of the French Revolution, 1792–1801 offers a comprehensive and jargon-free coverage of this turbulent period and unites political, social, military and international history in one volume. Carefully designed for undergraduate students, through twelve chapters this book offers an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • International Summitry and Global Governance: The rise of the G7 and the European Council, 1974-1991 book cover

    International Summitry and Global Governance

    The rise of the G7 and the European Council, 1974-1991, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol, Federico Romero

    This volume is the first detailed study of the emergence of regular and frequent heads of government meetings (summits), covering the period from the mid-1970s to the early 1990s. Summit meetings of heads of government have become 'banal' in today's world. Yet they are a relatively recent practice…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Israel’s Path to Europe: The Negotiations for a Preferential Agreement, 1957–1970 book cover

    Israel’s Path to Europe

    The Negotiations for a Preferential Agreement, 1957–1970, 1st Edition

    By Gadi Heimann, Lior Herman

    Relations between the new state of Israel and the European Union in the first twenty years of the Community’s existence were a major policy issue given the background of the Holocaust and the way the new nation was established. This book focuses on Israel-European Community relations from 1957 to…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • The Peace Discourse in Europe, 1900-1945 book cover

    The Peace Discourse in Europe, 1900-1945

    1st Edition

    By Alberto Castelli

    This book charts ideas European intellectuals (mostly from Great Britain, France, Germany and Italy) put forward to solve the problem of war during the first half of the twentieth century: a period that began with the Anglo-Boer war and that ended with the explosion of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Informal Alliance: The Bilderberg Group and Transatlantic Relations during the Cold War, 1952-1968 book cover

    Informal Alliance

    The Bilderberg Group and Transatlantic Relations during the Cold War, 1952-1968, 1st Edition

    By Thomas W. Gijswijt

    Informal Alliance is the first archive-based history of the secretive Bilderberg Group, the high-level transatlantic elite network founded at the height of the Cold War. Making extensive use of the recently opened Bilderberg Group archives as well as a wide range of private and official collections…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Summer Capitals of Europe, 1814-1919 book cover

    The Summer Capitals of Europe, 1814-1919

    1st Edition

    By Marina Soroka

    This book is about the European health spas of the nineteenth century: what they were, how they operated, what life was like there and how their functions evolved to the point where their original medicinal purpose was relegated to a secondary place by the unintended uses of spas as stages of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • War, Peace and International Order?: The Legacies of the Hague Conferences of 1899 and 1907 book cover

    War, Peace and International Order?

    The Legacies of the Hague Conferences of 1899 and 1907, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maartje Abbenhuis, Christopher Ernest Barber, Annalise R. Higgins

    The exact legacies of the two Hague Peace Conferences remain unclear. On the one hand, diplomatic and military historians, who cast their gaze to 1914, traditionally dismiss the events of 1899 and 1907 as insignificant footnotes on the path to the First World War. On the other, experts in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Institution of International Order: From the League of Nations to the United Nations book cover

    The Institution of International Order

    From the League of Nations to the United Nations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Jackson, Alanna O'Malley

    This volume delivers a history of internationalism at the League of Nations and the United Nations (UN), with a focus on the period from the 1920s to the 1970s, when the nation-state ascended to global hegemony as a political formation. Combining global, regional and local scaes of analysis, the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

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