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America and Romania in the Cold War: A Differentiated Détente, 1969-80

America and Romania in the Cold War: A Differentiated Détente, 1969-80

1st Edition

Paschalis Pechlivanis
April 24, 2019

This book examines the US foreign policy of differentiation towards the socialist regimes of Eastern Europe as it was implemented by various administrations towards Ceausescu’s Romania from 1969 to 1980. Drawing from multi-archival research from both US and Romanian sources, this is the first...

Origins of the North Korean Garrison State: The People’s Army and the Korean War

Origins of the North Korean Garrison State: The People’s Army and the Korean War

1st Edition

Youngjun Kim
January 03, 2019

This book investigates the origins of the North Korean garrison state by examining the development of the Korean People’s Army and the legacies of the Korean War. Despite its significance, there are very few books on the Korean People’s Army with North Korean primary sources being difficult to...

The Trilateral Commission and Global Governance: Informal Elite Diplomacy, 1972-82

The Trilateral Commission and Global Governance: Informal Elite Diplomacy, 1972-82

1st Edition

Dino Knudsen
September 10, 2018

This book provides the first analysis of the Trilateral Commission and its role in global governance and contemporary diplomacy. In 1973, David Rockefeller and Zbigniew Brzezinski founded the Trilateral Commission. Involving highly influential people from business and politics in the US,...

International Summitry and Global Governance: The rise of the G7 and the European Council, 1974-1991

International Summitry and Global Governance: The rise of the G7 and the European Council, 1974-1991

1st Edition

Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol, Federico Romero
August 23, 2018

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...

Churchill and the Anglo-American Special Relationship

Churchill and the Anglo-American Special Relationship

1st Edition

Alan P. Dobson, Steve Marsh
July 30, 2018

This book examines Winston Churchill’s role in the creation and development of the Anglo–American special relationship. Drawing together world leading and emergent scholars, this volume offers a critical celebration of Churchill’s contribution to establishing the Anglo–American special relationship...

The Diplomacy of Détente: Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz

The Diplomacy of Détente: Cooperative Security Policies from Helmut Schmidt to George Shultz

1st Edition

Stephan Kieninger
June 01, 2018

This book investigates the underlying reasons for the longevity of détente and its impact on East–West relations. The volume examines the relevance of trade across the Iron Curtain as a means to facilitate mutual trust, as well as the emergence of new habits of transparency regardless of recurring...

New Perspectives on the End of the Cold War: Unexpected Transformations?

New Perspectives on the End of the Cold War: Unexpected Transformations?

1st Edition

Bernhard Blumenau, Jussi M. Hanhimäki, Barbara Zanchetta
February 12, 2018

This collection of essays makes a significant contribution to the historiography of the end of the Cold War. Research on the causes and consequences of the end of the Cold War is constantly growing. Initially, it was dominated by fairly simplistic, and often politically motivated, debates...

German Reunification: A Multinational History

German Reunification: A Multinational History

1st Edition

Frédéric Bozo, Andreas Rödder, Mary Elise Sarotte
January 22, 2018

This book provides a multinational history of German reunification based on empirical work by leading scholars. The reunification of Germany in 1989-90 was one of the most unexpected and momentous events of the twentieth century. Embedded within the wider process of the end of the Cold War, it...

Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War: Between or Within the Blocs?

Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War: Between or Within the Blocs?

1st Edition

Sandra Bott, Jussi M. Hanhimaki, Janick Schaufelbuehl, Marco Wyss
May 25, 2017

This book sheds new light on the foreign policies, roles, and positions of neutral states and the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in the global Cold War. The volume places the neutral states and the NAM in the context of the Cold War and demonstrates the links between the East, the West, and the...

US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War: Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979

US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War: Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979

1st Edition

David Tal
May 08, 2017

This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from 1969 to 1979. The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major...

The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Critical Reappraisal

The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Critical Reappraisal

1st Edition

Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes
November 30, 2016

This volume brings together a collection of leading international experts to revisit and review our understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis, via a critical reappraisal of some of the key texts. In October 1962, humankind came close to the end of its history. The risk of catastrophe is now...

The Globalization of the Cold War: Diplomacy and Local Confrontation, 1975-85

The Globalization of the Cold War: Diplomacy and Local Confrontation, 1975-85

1st Edition

Max Guderzo, Bruna Bagnato
September 12, 2014

This book focuses on the globalisation of the Cold War in the years 1975-85, highlighting the transformation from bipolar US-Soviet competition to global confrontation. Offering a detailed analysis of this fundamental shift that occurred during this period, as well as the interconnections of this...

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