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New and Published Books

  1. Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989

    Re-Visions

    Edited by Sanja Bahun, John Haynes

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film scholars are able to view these cinemas in a different way, no longer bound by an outlook...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. American Representations of Post-Communism

    Television, Travel Sites, and Post-Cold War Narratives

    By Andaluna Borcila

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    With the televised events of 1989, territories of Eastern and Central Europe that had been marked as impenetrable and inaccessible to the Western gaze exploded into visibility. As the narratives of the Cold War crumbled, new narratives emerged and new geographies were produced on and by American...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Transformation of the International Order of Asia

    Decolonization, the Cold War, and the Colombo Plan

    Edited by Shigeru Akita, Gerold Krozewski, Shoichi Watanabe

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In Asia the 1950s were dominated by political decolonization and the emergence of the Cold War system, and newly independent countries were able to utilize the transformed balance of power for their own economic development through economic and strategic aid programmes. This book examines the...

    Published July 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc

    Alliance Analysis and Reporting, 1951-69

    By Evanthis Hatzivassiliou

    Series: Cold War History

    This book examines the NATO reports on the Soviet bloc's political and economic system, from 1951 to the aftermath of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia and the beginning of detente. As part of the wider history of Cold War Alliances, the detailed assessments of the NATO experts regarding the...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge