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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 new and published books in the subject of The Cold War — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Non-Aligned Movement and the Cold War

    Delhi - Bandung - Belgrade

    Edited by Natasa Miskovic, Harald Fischer-Tiné, Nada Boskovska

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The idea of non-alignment and peaceful coexistence was not new when Yugoslavia hosted the Belgrade Summit of the Non-Aligned in September 1961. Freedom activists from the colonies in Asia, Africa, and South America had been discussing such issues for decades already, but this long-lasting context...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Ideological Cold War

    The Politics of Neutrality in Austria and Finland

    By Johanna Rainio-Niemi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    This book opens new perspectives into the Cold War ideological confrontations. Using Austria and Finland as an example, it shows how the Cold War battles for the hearts and minds of the people also influenced policies in countries that wished to stay outside the conflict. Following the...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Mao’s China and the Sino-Soviet Split

    Ideological Dilemma

    By Mingjiang Li

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The Sino-Soviet split in the 1960s was one of the most significant events of the Cold War. Why did the Sino-Soviet alliance, hailed by its creators as "unbreakable", "eternal", and as representing "brotherly solidarity", break up? Why did their relations eventually evolve into open hostility and...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Remembering the Cold War

    Global Contest and National Stories

    By David Lowe, Tony Joel

    Series: Remembering the Modern World

    Remembering the Cold War examines how, more than two decades since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Cold War legacies continue to play crucial roles in defining national identities and shaping international relations around the globe. Given the Cold War’s blurred definition – it has neither a...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. John F. Kennedy

    By Peter J. Ling

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    A lively, concise and cutting-edge biography of one of the towering figures of 20th-century history. Of all the US presidents of the post-Second World War period, John F. Kennedy is the most clearly idolized. There is a well-documented gulf between the public’s largely positive appraisal of this...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold War

    Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain

    By Michael Yahuda

    Since the end of the Cold War China and Japan have faced each other as powers of relatively equal strength for the first time in their long history. As the two great powers of East Asia the way they both compete and cooperate with each other and the way they conduct their relations in the new era...

    Published September 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Cold War

    Edited by Steven Casey

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until 3 months after publication) The Cold War dominated international politics between 1945 and 1990, when the two superpowers, the United States and Soviet Union, vied for supremacy. Their clash profoundly influenced the main trends of the time, including...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Threshold of Nuclear War

    By Alice George

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    For thirteen days in October of 1962, a truly perilous flirtation with nuclear war developed between the United States and USSR, as the superpowers argued over the installation of Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba. Launched by rash judgment and concluded through circumspect leadership, the Cuban...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Reflections on 1989 in Eastern Europe

    Edited by Terry Cox

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    This book presents a selection of recent research on the events and developments of 1989 in Eastern Europe. It offers a mix of detailed examinations of the events of 1989 in Eastern Europe, thoughtful and considered appraisals of developments, and ‘middle-range’ theoretical discussions of patterns...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge