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  1. Drug Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century

    By William B. McAllister

    Drug Diplomacy is the first comprehensive historical account of the evolution of the global drugs control regime. The book analyzes how the rules and regulations that encompass the drug question came to be framed. By examining the international historical aspects of the issue, the author addresses...

    Published September 8th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Cocaine

    Global Histories

    Edited by Paul Gootenberg

    Cocaine examines the rise and fall of this notorious substance from its legitimate use by scientists and medics in the nineteenth century to the international prohibitionist regimes and drug gangs of today. Themes explored include: * Amsterdam's complex cocaine culture * the manufacture, sale and...

    Published September 8th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Why History?

    By Keith Jenkins

    Why History is an introduction to the issue of history and ethics. Designed to provoke discussion, the book asks whether a good knowledge and understanding of the past is a good thing to have and if so, why. In the context of postmodern times, Why History suggests that the goal of 'learning lessons...

    Published September 8th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Origins of the Second World War Reconsidered

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Gordon Martel

    When A.J.P. Taylor's The Origins of the Second World War appeared in 1961 it made a profound impact. The book became a classic and a central point of reference in all discussion on the Second World War. The second edition of this distinguished collection, written by leading experts in the field, is...

    Published August 25th 1999 by Routledge

  5. The Korean War

    An Interpretative History

    By Stanley Sandler

    Series: Warfare and History

    An interpretative history of the Korean War. The text examines the war within the broader context of Korea's history, offering an analysis of the course of the war, and assessing the role of both North and South Korea and the allied forces in the conflict. The study goes beyond the battlefield, to...

    Published August 11th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Fitzroy Dearborn Calendar of World History

    Edited by Edward W. Knappman, John Paxton

    The first comprehensive chronology of world history ever published, S.H. Steinberg's Historical Tables, remained a standard reference in libraries through six decades and twelve editions. The Fitzroy Dearborn Calendar of World History is the thoroughly updated, modernized, and expanded successor to...

    Published July 31st 1999 by Routledge

  7. Dreadful Visitations

    Confronting Natural Catastrophe in the Age of Enlightenment

    By Alessa Johns

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 20th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World

    By David J. Whittaker

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World gives a concise, original and multi-faceted introduction to the study of modern conflict situations. Using eight case- studies, from four continents: Yugoslavia, Israel, Northern Ireland, South Africa, El Salvador, Cambodia, Cyprus and...

    Published May 12th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Fitzroy Dearborn Chronology of Ideas

    A Record of Philosophical, Political, Theological and Social Thought from Ancient Times to the Present

    Edited by Melinda Corey, George Ochoa

    The Code of Hammurabi. Martin Luther's Ninety-five Theses. The radical notions that launched the French Revolution. The beliefs that propelled the American Civil Rights movement. These are only a few of the thousands of concepts described in this remarkable chronicle of intellectual history....

    Published April 30th 1999 by Routledge

  10. The Cold War

    By Bradley Lightbody

    Series: Questions and Analysis in History

    The Cold War examines the complex arguments which divided East and West following the end of the Second World War, and analyzes its eight major phases, including: * the emergence of the Cold War* Coexistence and Detente* Glasnost in the late 1980s. Combining factual overview and background...

    Published April 21st 1999 by Routledge