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The Making of the Contemporary World

Series Editor: Eric J. Evans, Ruth Henig

The Making of the Contemporary World series provides accessible interpretations of contemporary issues and debates within strongly defined historical frameworks. The range of the series is global, with each volume drawing together material from a range of disciplines - including economics, politics and sociology. The books in this series present compact, indispensable introductions for students studying the modern world.

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31-35 of 35 results in The Making of the Contemporary World
  1. The Soviet Union in World Politics

    Coexistence, Revolution and Cold War, 1945–1991

    By Geoffrey Roberts

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    The Soviet Union in World Politics provides an introductory history of Soviet foreign policy and international relations from 1945 to the end of the Cold War and the break up of the USSR. The book summarizes historical and political controversies about Soviet foreign policy and brings the latest...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  2. China Under Communism

    By Alan Lawrance

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    China Under Communism examines how Marxism took root, flourished and developed within the context of an ancient Chinese civilization. Through analysis of China's history and traditional culture, the author explores the nature of Chinese communism and how it has diverged from the Soviet model. This...

    Published September 23rd 1998 by Routledge

  3. Decolonization

    By Raymond Betts

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 27th 1998 by Routledge

  4. United Nations in the Contemporary World

    By David J. Whittaker

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Fifty years after the creation of the United Nations, there exists a vigorous debate as to its limitations and possibilities. In United Nations in the Contemporary World, David J. Whittaker examines how the UN works and assesses its position as a world organisation.The author explores the nature of...

    Published September 17th 1997 by Routledge

  5. The International Economy since 1945

    By Sidney Pollard

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    In The International Economy Since 1945, Sidney Pollard describes the most important global developments in economics during the last half century. In this comprehensive history the author covers all geographical regions and considers the effects of the major countries on each other. The...

    Published June 25th 1997 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond
    By Jefferson Adams
    To Be Published August 20th 2014

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