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  1. Human Rights in Europe during the Cold War

    Edited by Rasmus Mariager, Karl Molin, Kjersti Brathagen

    Series: Cold War History

    This book provides an overview of the establishment, dispersion and effects of human rights in Europe during the Cold War. The struggle for human rights did not begin at the end of the Second World War. For centuries, political associations, religious societies and individuals had been fighting...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. International Summitry and Global Governance

    The rise of the G7 and the European Council, 1974-1991

    Edited by Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol, Federico Romero

    Series: Cold War History

    This volume is the first detailed study of the emergence of regular and frequent heads of government meetings (summits), covering the period from the mid-1970s to the early 1990s. Summit meetings of heads of government have become 'banal' in today's world. Yet they are a relatively recent practice...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Mao, Stalin and the Korean War

    Trilateral Communist Relations in the 1950s

    By Shen Zhihua

    Series: Cold War History

    This book examines relations between China and the Soviet Union during the 1950s, and provides an insight into Chinese thinking about the Korean War. This volume is based on a translation of Shen Zihua’s best-selling Chinese-language book, which broke the mainland Chinese taboo on publishing...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union in the Early Cold War

    Reconciliation, comradeship, confrontation, 1953-1957

    By Svetozar Rajak

    Series: Cold War History

    This book provides a comprehensive insight into one of the key episodes of the Cold War – the process of reconciliation between Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union. At the time, this process had shocked the World as much as the violent break-up of their relations did in 1948. This book provides an...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The End of the Cold War and The Third World

    New Perspectives on Regional Conflict

    Edited by Artemy Kalinovsky, Sergey Radchenko

    Series: Cold War History

    This book brings together recent research on the end of the Cold War in the Third World and engages with ongoing debates about regional conflicts, the role of great powers in the developing world, and the role of international actors in conflict resolution. Most of the recent scholarship on the...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Iran-Iraq War

    New International Perspectives

    Edited by Nigel Ashton, Bryan Gibson

    Series: Cold War History

    This volume offers a wide-ranging examination of the Iran–Iraq War (1980–88), featuring fresh regional and international perspectives derived from recently available new archival material. Three decades ago Iran and Iraq became embroiled in a devastating eight-year war which served to re-define the...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Macmillan, Khrushchev and the Berlin Crisis, 1958-1960

    By Kitty Newman

    Series: Cold War History

    This new study casts fresh light on the roles of Harold Macmillan and Nikita Khrushchev and their efforts to achieve a compromise settlement on the pivotal Berlin Crisis. Drawing on previously unseen documents and secret archive material, Kitty Newman demonstrates how the British Prime Minister...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Economic Statecraft during the Cold War

    European Responses to the US Trade Embargo

    By Frank Cain

    Series: Cold War History

    Discussing a rarely researched aspect of the Cold War, this volume uses new material to examine how the United States trade embargo on the Soviet Union and communist China severed relationships with Europe, particularly focusing on Great Britain. In the late 1940s, the US government stopped nearly...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  9. US Internal Security Assistance to South Vietnam

    Insurgency, Subversion and Public Order

    By William Rosenau

    Series: Cold War History

    This new study of American support to the regime of Ngo Dinh Diem in South Vietnam illuminates many contemporary events and foreign policies. During the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations, the United States used foreign police and paramilitary assistance to combat the spread of communist...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cold War in Southern Africa

    White Power, Black Liberation

    Edited by Sue Onslow

    Series: Cold War History

    This edited volume examines the complexities of the Cold War in Southern Africa and uses a range of archives to develop a more detailed understanding of the impact of the Cold War environment upon the processes of political change. In the aftermath of European decolonization, the struggle between...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge