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  1. Between Containment and Rollback
    In the aftermath of World War II, American diplomats and policymakers turned to the task of rebuilding Europe while keeping Communism at bay, and they confronted a divided Germany. While the United States' interest lay in stabilizing... Learn More
    Published: 23rd July 2019
    Hardback | £37.00
  2. Trust, but Verify
    Trust, but Verify uses trust—with its emotional and predictive aspects—to explore international relations in the second half of the Cold War, beginning with the late 1960s. The détente of the 1970s led to the development... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2016
    Hardback | £50.00
  3. Jimmy Carter in Africa
    In the mid-1970s, the Cold War had frozen into a nuclear stalemate in Europe and retreated from the headlines in Asia. As Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter fought for the presidency in late 1976, the superpower struggle overseas seemed... Learn More
    Published: 13th April 2016
    Hardback | £37.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  4. The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East
    Beginning with Stalin's death in 1953 and ending with the dissolution of Soviet-U.S. antagonism in 1991, this book systematically explores the crucial turning points in the Cold War on all of its diverse fronts. The simplistic... Learn More
    Published: 8th July 2015
    Hardback | £54.00
  5. The Euromissile Crisis and the End of the Cold War
    In the late 1970s, new generations of nuclear delivery systems were proposed for deployment across Eastern and Western Europe. The ensuing controversy grew to become a key phase in the late Cold War. This book explores the origins,... Learn More
    Published: 18th February 2015
    Hardback | £54.00
  6. Poland's War on Radio Free Europe, 1950-1989
    For the Soviet bloc the struggle against foreign radio was a principal front in the Cold War. Poland's War on Radio Free Europe, 1950-1989, tells how Poland conducted this fight, a key part of the wider effort to control the flow... Learn More
    Published: 28th January 2015
    Hardback | £54.00
  7. Divided Together
    Divided Together studies US and Soviet policy toward the United Nations during the first two decades of the Cold War. It sheds new light on a series of key episodes, beginning with the prehistory of the UN, an institution that... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2013
    Hardback | £50.00
  8. Battleground Africa
    Winner of the 2013 Choice Award for Outstanding Academic Title Battleground Africa traces the Congo Crisis from post-World War II decolonization efforts through Mobutu's second coup in 1965 from a radically new vantage point.... Learn More
    Published: 27th February 2013
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  9. The Soviet Cuban Missile Crisis
    Based on secret transcripts of top-level diplomacy undertaken by the number-two Soviet leader, Anastas Mikoyan, to settle the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, this book rewrites conventional history. The "missiles of October" and... Learn More
    Published: 28th November 2012
    Hardback | £54.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  10. Marigold
    Marigold presents the first rigorously documented, in-depth story of one of the Vietnam War's last great mysteries: the secret peace initiative, codenamed "Marigold," that sought to end the war in 1966. The initiative failed,... Learn More
    Published: 11th January 2012
    Hardback | £33.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  11. After Leaning to One Side
    After Leaning to One Side traces the rise and fall of the Sino-Soviet alliance between 1949 and 1973, emphasizing tension over the Korean and Vietnam wars. Underscoring the theme of inherent conflict within the communist movement,... Learn More
    Published: 27th July 2011
    Hardback | £50.00
  12. The Cold War in East Asia, 1945-1991
    This collection studies Asia as a second front in the Cold War, examining U.S.-Soviet rivalry in terms of the foreign policies of China, Japan, North and South Korea, the USSR, and the United States. It argues that, as a second... Learn More
    Published: 2nd March 2011
    Hardback | £45.00
  13. Stalin and Togliatti
    Stalin and Togliatti reveals the dependence of the Italian Communist Party on Soviet decisionmaking in the early Cold War and the willingness of Stalin to sacrifice the interests of the Italian Communist Party to Soviet foreign... Learn More
    Published: 4th February 2011
    Hardback | £50.00
  14. A Distant Front in the Cold War
    A Distant Front in the Cold War reveals West Africa as a significant site of Cold War conflict in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Although the region avoided the extreme tensions of the standoff in Eastern Europe or in the Cuban... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2010
    Hardback | £45.00
  15. Connecting Histories
    Connecting Histories: Decolonization and the Cold War in Southeast Asia draws on newly available archival documentation from both Western and Asian countries to explore decolonization, the Cold War, and the establishment of a... Learn More
    Published: 9th December 2009
    Hardback | £52.00
  16. Rebellious Satellite
    Rebellious Satellite: Poland 1956 offers a social history of the mass movements that prompted political change and altered Polish-Soviet relations in 1956 but avoided a Soviet armed response. Pawel Machcewicz focuses on the people's... Learn More
    Published: 8th September 2009
    Hardback | £48.00
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