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  • Western Sahara

    International Law, Justice and Natural Resources

    Edited by Damien Kingsbury

    As the Spanish were preparing to leave colonized Western Sahara in 1975, Morocco invaded, sparking a war with the Western Saharan Polisario Front. About 70% of Western Sahara was occupied by Morocco, which stations up to 140,000 soldiers in the territory, primarily along a 1700 kilometre long sand…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • The Non-Aligned Movement and the Cold War

    Delhi - Bandung - Belgrade

    Edited by Natasa Miskovic, Harald Fischer-Tiné, Nada Boskovska

    The idea of non-alignment and peaceful coexistence was not new when Yugoslavia hosted the Belgrade Summit of the Non-Aligned in September 1961. Freedom activists from the colonies in Asia, Africa, and South America had been discussing such issues for decades already, but this long-lasting context…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Risk and Securitization in Japan

    1945-60

    By Piers R. Williamson

    Since the early 1990s, there has been an emphasis in international relations theory on the shift from a Cold War rationality of  ‘threat’, to a post-Cold War rationality of ‘risk’. However, in Risk and Securitization in Japan, 1945-1960, Piers R. Williamson argues that this assumption of a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • The Cold War in East Asia

    By Xiaobing Li

    This textbook provides a survey of East Asia during the Cold War from 1945 to 1991. Focusing on the persistence and flexibility of its culture and tradition when confronted by the West and the US, this book investigates how they intermesh to establish the nations that have entered the modern world.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • The Darkest Sides of Politics, I

    Postwar Fascism, Covert Operations, and Terrorism

    By Jeffrey M. Bale

    This book examines a wide array of phenomena that arguably constitute the most noxious, extreme, terrifying, murderous, secretive, authoritarian, and/or anti-democratic aspects of national and international politics. Scholars should not ignore these "dark sides" of politics, however unpleasant they…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Origins of the North Korean Garrison State

    The People’s Army and the Korean War

    By Youngjun Kim

    This book investigates the origins of the North Korean garrison state by examining the development of the Korean People’s Army and the legacies of the Korean War. Despite its significance, there are very few books on the Korean People’s Army with North Korean primary sources being difficult to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • The Routledge Handbook of Transatlantic Security

    Edited by Jussi Hanhimäki, Georges-Henri Soutou, Basil Germond

    This new Handbook provides readers with the tools to understand the evolution of transatlantic security from the Cold War era to the early 21st century. After World War II, the US retained a strong presence as the dominant member of NATO throughout the Cold War. Former enemies, such as Germany,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War

    Between or Within the Blocs?

    Edited by Sandra Bott, Jussi M. Hanhimaki, Janick Schaufelbuehl, Marco Wyss

    This book sheds new light on the foreign policies, roles, and positions of neutral states and the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in the global Cold War. The volume places the neutral states and the NAM in the context of the Cold War and demonstrates the links between the East, the West, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War

    Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-08
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • The Polish Crisis and Relations with Eastern Europe, 1979-1982

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume X

    Edited by Isabelle Tombs, Richard Smith

    This volume presents a collection of diplomatic documents describing Britain’s relations with Eastern Europe from 1979 to 1982, with special focus on the crisis in Poland. After coming to power in 1979, the Conservative Government of Margaret Thatcher reaffirmed a policy of ‘differentiation’…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • Churchill and the Anglo-American Special Relationship

    Edited by Alan P. Dobson, Steve Marsh

    This book examines Winston Churchill’s role in the creation and development of the Anglo–American special relationship. Drawing together world leading and emergent scholars, this volume offers a critical celebration of Churchill’s contribution to establishing the Anglo–American special relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-01-26
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • European Recovery and the Search for Western Security, 1946-1948

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Volume XI

    Edited by Gill Bennett, Patrick Salmon

    This volume documents the British Government’s response from mid-1946 to early 1948 to the twin challenges of economic recovery and the search for a meaningful Western security framework in the face of the increasing polarisation of Europe into Eastern and Western spheres of influence. Although…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

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