History: Book Series

The Postwar World

  • The Cold War

    The Great Powers and their Allies, 2nd Edition

    By J.P.D. Dunbabin

    The Cold War offers a brief but detailed treatment of one of the most complex eras of the 20th Century. In this fully revised second edition, J.P.D. Dunbabin, drawing on international scholarship and using much new material from communist sources, describes a world in which covert operations could…

    Paperback – 2007-12-04
    Routledge
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  • The Rise and Fall of the The Soviet Economy

    An Economic History of the USSR 1945 - 1991, 1st Edition

    By Philip Hanson

    Why did the Soviet economic system fall apart? Did the economy simply overreach itself through military spending? Was it the centrally-planned character of Soviet socialism that was at fault? Or did a potentially viable mechanism come apart in Gorbachev's clumsy hands? Does its failure mean that…

    Paperback – 2003-01-23
    Routledge
    The Postwar World

  • United Nations Peacekeeping in Africa Since 1960

    1st Edition

    By Norrie Macqueen

    United Nations Peacekeeping in Africa provides an exploration of United Nations military intervention in Africa, from its beginnings in the Congo in 1960 to the new operations of the twenty-first century. The scene is set by an examination of the theoretical bases both of United Nations…

    Paperback – 2002-09-16
    Routledge
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  • Greece since 1945

    Politics, Economy and Society, 1st Edition

    By David H. Close

     The book draws extensively on research on modern Greece in recent decades, and on the many perceptive commentaries on recent events in the Greek press. It adopts both an analytical and chronological approach and shows how Greece has both converged with western Europe and remained…

    Paperback – 2002-04-04
    Routledge
    The Postwar World

  • The Balkans Since the Second World War

    1st Edition

    By R. J. Crampton

    Since the collapse of Eastern European communism, the Balkans have been more prominent in world affairs than at any time since before the First World War. Crises in the area have led NATO to fire its first ever shots in anger, whilst international forces have been deployed on a scale and in a…

    Paperback – 2002-03-18
    Routledge
    The Postwar World

  • The Pacific Basin since 1945

    An International History, 2nd Edition

    By Roger C. Thompson

    The nations of the Pacific Basin - in East and Southeast Asia, Australasia, the Pacific islands and the Americas - make up the world's largest economic zone, and its most culturally diverse region. In recent years its Asian 'Tiger Economies' have suffered economic collapse and unfinished business…

    Paperback – 2001-02-05
    Routledge
    The Postwar World

  • Decolonization in Africa

    2nd Edition

    By John D. Hargreaves

    John Hargreaves examines how the British, French, Belgian, Spanish and Portuguese colonies in tropical Africa became independent in the postwar years, and in doing so transformed the international landscape. African demands for independence and colonial plans for reform - central to the story - are…

    Paperback – 1996-05-24
    Routledge
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  • The Community of Europe

    A History of European Integration Since 1945, 2nd Edition

    By Derek W. Urwin

    This hugely successful history of political and economic integration in Western Europe since the Second World War -- and especially, but by no means exclusively, the European Community itself -- was first published in 1991, to general acclaim. Since then much turbulent water has flowed under the…

    Paperback – 1994-12-12
    Routledge
    The Postwar World

  • The Post-Imperial Age: The Great Powers and the Wider World

    International Relations Since 1945: a history in two volumes, 1st Edition

    By J.P.D. Dunbabin

    This volume looks at the impact on the wider world of the end of the European empires and their replacement by a new international order dominated by East-West rivalries. After surveying the decolonization process, the book looks successively at the different patterns of experience in Southern…

    Paperback – 1994-08-22
    Routledge
    The Postwar World

  • Central Europe Since 1945

    1st Edition

    By Paul G. Lewis

    Central Europe - here, Poland, the German Democratic Republic, Czechoslovakia and Hungary - is at the centre of international attention since the Soviet collapse. An understanding of its postwar history is critical to an appreciation of the challenges facing its present rulers. This is an…

    Paperback – 1994-08-22
    Routledge
    The Postwar World

  • Rebuilding Europe

    Western Europe, America and Postwar Reconstruction, 1st Edition

    By David W. Ellwood

    With the end of the Cold War and the prospect of a federal Europe ever closer, this book is a timely reassessment of the processes by which western Europe was reborn out of the devastation and despair of 1945. Concentrating on the first postwar decade and making rich use of the latest research…

    Paperback – 1992-11-16
    Routledge
    The Postwar World

  • Peace Movements: International Protest and World Politics Since 1945

    1st Edition

    By April Carter

    There is a long tradition of opposition to war and organized peace campaigns date from 1815. Since 1945, however, modern weapons technology has threatened world wide destruction and has stimulated widespread protests. This book sketches in the background of thinking about peace and resistance to…

    Paperback – 1992-02-10
    Routledge
    The Postwar World