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  • The Globalization of the Cold War

    Diplomacy and Local Confrontation, 1975-85, 1st Edition

    Edited by Max Guderzo, Bruna Bagnato

    This book focuses on the globalisation of the Cold War in the years 1975-85, highlighting the transformation from bipolar US-Soviet competition to global confrontation. Offering a detailed analysis of this fundamental shift that occurred during this period, as well as the interconnections of this…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Britain, Germany and the Cold War

    The Search for a European Détente 1949–1967, 1st Edition

    By R. Gerald Hughes

    This well-researched book details the ambiguity in British policy towards Europe in the Cold War as it sought to pursue détente with the Soviet Union whilst upholding its commitments to its NATO allies. From the early 1950s, Britain pursued a dual policy of strengthening the West whilst seeking…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Navies of South-East Asia

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By James Goldrick, Jack McCaffrie

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of the development and operations of the navies of South-East Asia since the end of World War II. The navies of South-East Asia have rarely been the subject of systematic attention but, as the maritime strategic balance within Asia becomes more complex…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Hegemonic Peace and Empire

    The Pax Romana, Britannica and Americana, 1st Edition

    By Ali Parchami

    This book examines the language and the ideology of the Pax Romana, the Pax Britannica and the Pax Americana within the broader contexts of  'hegemony' and 'empire'. It addresses three main themes: a conceptual examination of the way in which hegemony has been justified; a linguistic study of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    War, History and Politics

  • Understanding NATO in the 21st Century

    Alliance Strategies, Security and Global Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graeme P. Herd, John Kriendler

    Understanding NATO in the 21st Century enhances existing strategic debates and clarifies thinking as to the direction and scope of NATO’s potential evolution in the 21st century. The book seeks to identify the possible contours and trade-offs embedded within a potential third "Transatlantic Bargain…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The Globalization of NATO

    Intervention, Security and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Veronica M. Kitchen

    This book examines NATO’s transition from a Cold War mutual defence organization into a global alliance, and puts the recent crisis over the Afghanistan mission in the context of long-standing debates over out-of-area interventions. Originally, NATO bound the western allies together for the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of European Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sven Biscop, Richard Whitman

    This new Handbook brings together key experts on European security from the academic and policy worlds to examine the European Union (EU) as an international security actor. In the two decades since the end of the Cold War, the EU has gradually emerged as an autonomous actor in the field of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • The Counter-Insurgency Myth

    The British Experience of Irregular Warfare, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Mumford

    This book examines the complex practice of counter-insurgency warfare through the prism of British military experiences in the post-war era and endeavours to unpack their performance. During the twentieth century counter-insurgency assumed the status of one of the British military’s fortes. A…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Threats of Force

    International Law and Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Francis Grimal

    Despite recent attempts by scholars to examine the absolute prohibition of threats of force under Article 2(4) of the UN Charter, threats remain a largely un-chartered area in international law when compared with actual uses of force. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach and utilising strategic…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Southeast Asia and the Cold War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Albert Lau

    The origins and the key defining moments of the Cold War in Southeast Asia have been widely debated. This book focuses on an area that has received less attention, the impact and legacy of the Cold War on the various countries in the region, as well as on the region itself. The book contributes to…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Superpower Intervention in the Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Mangold

    Strategically placed on the global chess board, as well as controlling vast oil resources, the Middle East was one of the main theatres of Cold War. In the 1950s the Soviet Union had taken advantage of Arab Nationalists’ disillusion with British and French Imperialism, along with the emerging…

    Paperback – 2014-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Power Shifts, Strategy and War

    Declining States and International Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Dong Sun Lee

    Marked changes in the balance of power between states in the international system are generally seen by IR scholars as among the most common causes of war. This book explains why such power shifts lead to war breaking out in some cases, but not in others. In contrast to existing approaches, this…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

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