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  1. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Greece and the Cold War

    Front Line State, 1952-1967

    By Evanthis Hatzivassiliou

    Series: Cold War History

    This is the first study to present a comprehensive analysis of Greek foreign and internal policy during the Cold War, covering the key period from the country’s accession to NATO in 1952 until the imposition of the colonels’ dictatorship in 1967. Clearly divided into three parts: 1952-...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Crisis of Détente in Europe

    From Helsinki to Gorbachev 1975-1985

    Edited by Leopoldo Nuti

    Series: Cold War History

    This edited volume is the first detailed exploration of the last phase of the Cold War, taking a critical look at the crisis of détente in Europe in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The transition from détente to a new phase of harsh confrontation and severe crises is an interesting, indeed crucial,...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Baltic Question during the Cold War

    Edited by John Hiden, Vahur Made, David J. Smith

    Series: Cold War History

    This edited volume presents a comprehensive analysis of the ‘Baltic question’, which arose within the context of the Cold War, and which has previously received little attention. This volume brings together a group of international specialists on the international history of northern Europe. It...

    Published November 27th 2009 by Routledge

  9. European Integration and the Cold War

    Ostpolitik-Westpolitik, 1965-1973

    Edited by N. Piers Ludlow

    Series: Cold War History

    This edited volume uses newly released archival material to show linkages between the development of the European Union and the Cold War. Containing essays by well-known Cold War scholars such as Jussi Hanhimaki, Wilfried Loth and Piers Ludlow, the book looks at: France, where neither de Gaulle...

    Published November 27th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Europe and the End of the Cold War

    A Reappraisal

    Edited by Frederic Bozo, Marie-Pierre Rey, N. Piers Ludlow, Leopoldo Nuti

    Series: Cold War History

    This book seeks to reassess the role of Europe in the end of the Cold War and the process of German unification. Much of the existing literature on the end of the Cold War has focused primarily on the role of the superpowers and on that of the US in particular. This edited volume seeks to re-direct...

    Published July 24th 2009 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Iran-Iraq War: New International Perspectives
    Edited by Nigel Ashton, Bryan Gibson
    To Be Published September 25th 2014
  2. The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Critical Reappraisal
    Edited by Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes
    To Be Published March 30th 2015
  3. The European Community and Eastern Europe in the Cold War: Overcoming the East-West divide
    By Angela Romano
    To Be Published June 29th 2015

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