World Politics since 1945

9th Edition

Peter Calvocoressi

Routledge
Published October 30, 2008
Textbook - 856 Pages
ISBN 9781405899383 - CAT# Y160027

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Summary

“The most lucid, comprehensive, intelligent and reliable account of post-war modern history on the market.”                                    Teaching Politics

   “The book compels admiration for its thoroughness, its scope, the masterly ordering of its immense material.”                                                            The Sunday Times

The ninth edition of this enormously successful standard work has been expanded to take into account the developments of the last 10 years, including the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Sudan; the accelerating emergence of India and China as major powers; the major political developments in Latin America, including the rise and perhaps fall of Chavez in Venezuela; the march of globalisation and the popular protest movements against; the expansion eastwards of the European Union; instability in the Middle East and the question of oil and energy supply.

Marked throughout by Calvocoressi’s characteristic erudition and elegance, World Politics since 1945 is essential reading for those who need to understand the great sweeps of contemporary history

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