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

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New and Published Books

  1. Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond

    By Jefferson Adams

    Series: The Making of the Contemporary World

    Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond looks at the many events, personalities, and controversies in the field of intelligence and espionage since the end of World War II. A crucial but often neglected topic, strategic intelligence took on added significance during the protracted...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Supreme Command, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume I

    By Lord Hankey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Lord Hankey (1877-1963) was a British civil servant and the first Cabinet Secretary, a top aide to Prime Minister David Lloyd George and the War Cabinet that directed Britain in World War One. Mostly derived from the author’s diaries, which begin in March 1915, this study describes how Lord Hankey...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Supreme Command, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume II

    By Lord Hankey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Lord Hankey (1877-1963) was a British civil servant and the first Cabinet Secretary, a top aide to Prime Minister David Lloyd George and the War Cabinet that directed Britain in World War One. Mostly derived from the author’s diaries, which began in March 1915, this study describes how Lord Hankey...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Peace in World History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    In Peace in World History, Peter N. Stearns examines the ideas of peace that have existed throughout history, and how societies have sought to put them into practice. Beginning with the status of peace in early hunter-gatherer and agricultural societies, and continuing through the present day, the...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. The League on Trial (Routledge Revivals)

    A Journey to Geneva

    By Max Beer

    First published in 1933, this title presents the inner workings and diplomatic culture of the League of Nations in Geneva, at a time when the increasing strain of international relations was beginning to take its toll and disillusionment towards the League was growing. Written as a series of short...

    Published February 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The League on Trial (Routledge Revivals)

    A Journey to Geneva

    By Max Beer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1933, this title explores the inner workings and diplomatic culture of the League of Nations in Geneva, at a time when the increasing strain of international relations was beginning to take its toll and disillusionment towards the League was growing. Written as a series of short...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. The Louisiana Purchase

    A Global Context

    By Robert D. Bush

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    In 1803, the United States purchased 828,000 square miles of land from France at a price of approximately three cents per acre, dramatically altering the young nation’s geography and its political future. President Thomas Jefferson had struggled for three years over the purchase, which many...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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