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  1. Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture

    Post-Millennial Perspectives on the End of the World

    Edited by Monica Germana, Aris Mousoutzanis

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays focuses on critical and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century cultural production. Examining the ways in which apocalyptic discourses have had an impact on how we read the world’s globalised space,...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Utopia and Terror in Contemporary American Fiction

    By Judie Newman

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This book examines the quest for/failure of Utopia across a range of contemporary American/transnational fictions in relation to terror and globalization through authors such as Susan Choi, André Dubus, Dalia Sofer, and John Updike. While recent critical thinkers have reengaged with Utopia, the...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Structural Prevention of Mass Atrocities

    Understanding Risk and Resilience

    By Stephen McLoughlin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

    This book offers a different approach to the structural prevention of mass atrocities. It investigates the conditions that enable vulnerable countries to prevent the perpetration of such violence. Structural prevention is commonly framed as the identifying and ameliorating of the ‘root causes’ of...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The British Defence of Egypt, 1935-40

    Conflict and Crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean

    By Steve Morewood

    Series: Military History and Policy

    A comprehensive and challenging analysis of the British defence of Egypt, primarily against fascist Italy, in the critical lead-up period to the Second World War. Culminating in the decisive defeat of the Italian military threat at Sidi Barrani in December 1940, this is a fascinating new...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Anglo-American Strategic Relations and the Far East, 1933-1939

    Imperial Crossroads

    By Greg Kennedy

    Series: Strategy and History

    This volume charts how the national strategic needs of the United States of America and Great Britain created a "parallel but not joint" relationship towards the Far East as the crisis in that region evolved from 1933-39. In short, it is a look at the relationship shared between the two nations...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Military Balance in the Cold War

    US Perceptions and Policy, 1976-85

    By David Walsh

    Series: Cold War History

    This book examines the impact of American perceptions of the military balance between the United States and the Soviet Union during the key period of 1976-1985. That decade witnessed the decline of the US-Soviet détente and the resurgence of superpower confrontation, often called the ‘Second Cold...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Boer War

    Direction, Experience and Image

    Edited by John Gooch

    Series: Military History and Policy

    This collections of essays by leading British and South African scholars, looking at the Boer War, focuses on three aspects: how the British Military functioned; the role of the Boers, Afrikaners and Zulus; and the media presentation of the war to the public....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Military Transformation and Strategy

    Revolutions in Military Affairs and Small States

    Edited by Bernard Loo

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book explores the idea of a ‘revolution in military affairs’ (RMA), which underpins the transformational agenda of the US military, and examines its implications for smaller states. The strategic studies literature on the RMA tends to be American-centric and directed towards the strategic...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. American Intelligence in War-time London

    The Story of the OSS

    By Nelson MacPherson

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Based on OSS records only recently released to US National Archives, and on evidence from British archival sources, this is a thoroughly researched study of the Office of Strategic Services in London. The OSS was a critical liaison and operational outpost for American intelligence during World War...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Espionage and the Roots of the Cold War

    The Conspiratorial Heritage

    By David McKnight

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    From the 1930s to the 1950s a large number of left-wing men and women in the USA, Britain, Europe, Australia and Canada were recruited to the Soviet intelligence services. They were amateurs and the reason for their success is intriguing. Using Soviet archives, this work explores these successes....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge