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  • 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 – 2016-12-19 
    Cold War History

  • People's War

    By J.L.S. Girling

    This book, first published in 1969, casts a critical eye over the problem of insurgency. The author sees insurgency not just as a matter of technique – military tactics or organizational skill – nor as the result of ‘force and fraud’, but as ‘people’s war’: the conditions in which the mass of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • Behind the Myth

    Business, Money and Power in Southeast Asia

    By James Clad

    For most people, the ‘economic miracle’ in Asia means Japanese, Korean or Taiwanese dynamism. Less is known about Southeast Asia, where economies grouping over 300 million people have clocked astounding growth rates since 1970. But fast growth is only part of the story. In this book, first…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • Britain and Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1945-49

    By Tilman Remme

    This book, first published in 1995, traces the attempt by the British Foreign Office to establish an international regional organisation in South-East Asia which would allow Britain to dominate the region politically, economically and militarily. The author explores the changing emphasis of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • Communism and Reform in East Asia

    By David S.G. Goodman

    The West no longer regards communism in East Asia as a threat. On the contrary, because the communist party states of East Asia appear to be undergoing a process of reform directed primarily at economic modernization, it is now regarded as a potential market. The West’s attitude is reinforced by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • The Making of South East Asia

    By George Coedes

    From the time of its original publication in France, this cultural history (first published in English in 1966) by an international authority has stood apart from other histories of South East Asia. Most such accounts describe events before 1500 in summary fashion, and concentrate on later…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • The Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia

    By Hidetoshi Hashimoto

    Regional inter-governmental human rights organizations have been in operation for sometime in Europe, the Americas and Africa. These regional human rights mechanisms have proven to be useful and effective in comparison to the global human rights mechanisms available at the United Nations. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • The Stakes of Democracy in South-East Asia

    By H. J. van Mook

    Will national independence bring to the peoples of South East Asia liberty and democracy? Or will it mean corrupt government, factional strife and insolvency? Or will it mean eventual absorption by totalitarian communism? In this book, first published in 1950, the author analyses these questions,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 

  • Neutrality in Southeast Asia

    Concepts and Contexts

    By Nicholas Tarling

    This book analyses the notion of neutrality to the politics of the state in Southeast Asia. Distinguishing among neutrality, neutralism and neutralisation, it asks what relation do the concepts bear to the independence of states, and how do they relate to other forms of inter-state relations and to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War

    Edited by Artemy M. Kalinovsky, Craig Daigle

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging overview of current scholarship on the Cold War, with essays from many leading scholars. The field of Cold War history has consistently been one of the most vibrant in the field of international studies. Recent scholarship has added to our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20

  • The Eurasian Way of War

    Military Practice in Seventh-Century China and Byzantium

    By David A. Graff

    This book is a comparative study of military practice in Sui-Tang China and the Byzantine Empire between approximately 600 and 700 CE. It covers all aspects of the military art from weapons and battlefield tactics to logistics, campaign organization, military institutions, and the grand strategy of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Asian States and Empires

  • Strategic Basing and the Great Powers, 1200-2000

    By Robert E. Harkavy

    This is the first book to survey the evolution of the strategic basing systems of the great powers, covering an 800-year span of history, from the Mongol dynasty to the era of the US empire. Robert E. Harkavy details the progression of strategic basing systems and power projection, from its…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Strategy and History

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