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The Cold War books

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Recently Published

The Cold War in East Asia by Xiaobing Li The Cold War in East Asia

This textbook provides a survey of East Asia during the Cold War from 1945 to 1991. Focusing on the persistence and flexibility of its culture and tradition when confronted by the West and the US, this book investigates how they...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

The Cold War in East Asia by Xiaobing Li The Cold War in East Asia

This textbook provides a survey of East Asia during the Cold War from 1945 to 1991. Focusing on the persistence and flexibility of its culture and tradition when confronted by the West and the US, this book investigates how they...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

The Taking of K-129 The Most Daring Covert Operation in History by Josh Dean The Taking of K-129 The Most Daring Covert Operation in History

The incredible true story of a lost Russian submarine and the most outlandish and expensive covert operation even undertaken by the CIA, at the height of the cold war.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions Negotiation and Military Confrontation in Cold War Central Europe by Christoph Bluth Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions Negotiation and Military Confrontation in Cold War Central Europe


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Coca-Cola Socialism Americanization of Yugoslav Culture in the Sixties by Radina Vucetic Coca-Cola Socialism Americanization of Yugoslav Culture in the Sixties


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

A Hard and Bitter Peace A Global History of the Cold War by Edward H. Judge, John W. Langdon A Hard and Bitter Peace A Global History of the Cold War
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This comprehensive text provides a balanced survey of the Cold War in a genuinely global framework. Tracing the Cold War from its roots in East-West tensions before WWII, the authors conclude with its ongoing legacy today. Written in an engaging...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Why Cold War Again? How America Lost Post-Soviet Russia by Stephen F. Cohen Why Cold War Again? How America Lost Post-Soviet Russia

Essential account of the new East-West crisis from renowned Russia analyst Stephen F. Cohen.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

A Hard and Bitter Peace A Global History of the Cold War by Edward H. Judge, John W. Langdon A Hard and Bitter Peace A Global History of the Cold War
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This comprehensive text provides a balanced survey of the Cold War in a genuinely global framework. Tracing the Cold War from its roots in East-West tensions before WWII, the authors conclude with its ongoing legacy today. Written in an engaging...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Allies at the End of Empire Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76 by David M. Anderson Allies at the End of Empire Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76

The wars of decolonization fought by European colonial powers after 1945 had their origins in the fraught history of imperial domination, but were framed and shaped by the emerging politics of the Cold War. In all the counter-insurgencies mounted against...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

The Connell Guide to the Cold War by Jeffrey Michaels The Connell Guide to the Cold War


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

The Cold War A World History by Odd Arne Westad The Cold War A World History

As Germany and then Japan surrendered in 1945 there was a tremendous hope that a new and much better world could be created from the moral and physical ruins of the conflict. Instead, the combination of the huge power of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Somalia by Al J. Venter Somalia

Al-Qaeda, through its surrogate insurgent force al-Shabaab remains a major player in Somalia, receiving its support from Iran, today a close ally of the Russians
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Dien Bien Phu by Anthony Tucker-Jones Dien Bien Phu

Account of one of the most dramatic battles fought in the opening stages of the Cold War
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Coming Soon

The Everyday Cold War Britain and China, 1950-1972 by Chi-kwan Mark The Everyday Cold War Britain and China, 1950-1972

In 1950 the British government accorded diplomatic recognition to the newly founded People's Republic of China. But it took 22 years for Britain to establish full diplomatic relations with China. How far was Britain's China policy a failure until 1972?...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Berlin Airlift The Relief Operation that Defined the Cold War by Barry Turner The Berlin Airlift The Relief Operation that Defined the Cold War

Acclaimed historian Barry Turner presents a new history of the Cold War's defining episode.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Berlin in the Cold War 1959 to 1966 by Allan Hailstone Berlin in the Cold War 1959 to 1966

A fascinating insight into Berlin in a key period of the Cold War.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Losing Hearts and Minds American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War by Matthew K. Shannon Losing Hearts and Minds American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

The Cuban Missile Crisis Thirteen Days on an Atomic Knife Edge, October 1962 by Phil Carradice The Cuban Missile Crisis Thirteen Days on an Atomic Knife Edge, October 1962

How the world came to a within a hairbreadth of a nuclear conflagration.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

El Salvador Dance of the Death Squads, 1980 1992 by Al J. Venter El Salvador Dance of the Death Squads, 1980 1992

The El Salvador conflict remains a classic example of how a communist insurgency or any other popular large-scale revolution, including those launched by al-Qaeda or ISIS can be defeated.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

British Human Rights Organizations and Soviet Dissent, 1965-1985 by Mark (Lancaster University, UK) Hurst British Human Rights Organizations and Soviet Dissent, 1965-1985
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In the latter half of the 20th century, a number of dissidents engaged in a series of campaigns against the Soviet authorities and as a result were subjected to an array of cruel and violent punishments. A collection of like-minded...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Final Act The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War by Michael Cotey Morgan The Final Act The Helsinki Accords and the Transformation of the Cold War

The first in-depth account of the historic diplomatic agreement that served as a blueprint for ending the Cold WarThe Helsinki Final Act was a watershed of the Cold War. Signed by thirty-five European and North American leaders at a summit...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Bombing the Marshall Islands A Cold War Tragedy by Keith M. (University of Houston) Parsons, Robert Zaballa Bombing the Marshall Islands A Cold War Tragedy
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A narrative history of the nuclear tests conducted by the United States in the Marshall Islands from 1946 to 1958.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Bombing the Marshall Islands A Cold War Tragedy by Keith M. (University of Houston) Parsons, Robert Zaballa Bombing the Marshall Islands A Cold War Tragedy
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A narrative history of the nuclear tests conducted by the United States in the Marshall Islands from 1946 to 1958.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

The Grand Strategy that Won the Cold War Architecture of Triumph by William P. Clark The Grand Strategy that Won the Cold War Architecture of Triumph


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/07/2017

The Soviet Union and the Horn of Africa during the Cold War Between Ideology and Pragmatism by Radoslav A. Yordanov The Soviet Union and the Horn of Africa during the Cold War Between Ideology and Pragmatism


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

The Global Cold War Third World Interventions And The Making Of Our Times by Patrick Glen The Global Cold War Third World Interventions And The Making Of Our Times

Westad's seminal 2005 work shifts the focus of Cold War studies from Europe to the post-World War II interventions by both the Soviet Union and the United States in the affairs of developing nations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

We Now Know Rethinking Cold War History by Scott Gilfillan We Now Know Rethinking Cold War History

What really happened when the world's two greatest superpowers went head to head during the Cold War? We Now Know is a major reappraisal of the struggle for political and ideological supremacy between the United States and the Soviet Union...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

We Now Know Rethinking Cold War History by Scott Gilfillan We Now Know Rethinking Cold War History

What really happened when the world's two greatest superpowers went head to head during the Cold War? We Now Know is a major reappraisal of the struggle for political and ideological supremacy between the United States and the Soviet Union...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Global Cold War Third World Interventions and the Making of Our Times by Patrick Glen The Global Cold War Third World Interventions and the Making of Our Times

Westad's seminal 2005 work shifts the focus of Cold War studies from Europe to the post-World War II interventions by both the Soviet Union and the United States in the affairs of developing nations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

The Cold War A New Oral History of Life Between East and West by Bridget Kendall The Cold War A New Oral History of Life Between East and West

From pilots making food drops during the Berlin Blockade and Japanese fishermen affected by H-bomb testing to families fleeing the Korean War and children whose parents were victims of McCarthy's Red Scare, The Cold War covers the full geographical and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Phantom in the Cold War RAF Wildenrath 1977 - 1992 by David Gledhill Phantom in the Cold War RAF Wildenrath 1977 - 1992

Focusses on the McDonnell Douglas F4 Phantom's role as an air defence fighter.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

Yom Kippur by Peter Baxter Yom Kippur

Covers the wider dynamic of Cold War engagements over the emerging Middle East crisis
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/06/2017

Russia in the Wake of the Cold War Perceptions and Prejudices by Dorothy Horsfield Russia in the Wake of the Cold War Perceptions and Prejudices

This study examines the enduring Cold War legacies underpinning Western perceptions of contemporary Russia under President Vladimir Putin. It analyzes the ways in which the West has interpreted and reacted to Russia's domestic authoritarianism and foreign policy behavior and argues...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2017

Malayan Emergency by Gerry Van Tonder Malayan Emergency

Exclusive first-hand accounts, views and analyses from personal author interviews with individuals who either served or lived in Malaya during the troubles
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/06/2017

Interrogation Nation Refugees and Spies in Cold War Germany by Keith R. Allen Interrogation Nation Refugees and Spies in Cold War Germany

Drawing on newly declassified espionage files, Keith R. Allen uncovers long-hidden interrogation systems that were set up by Germany's western occupiers to protect internal security and gather intelligence about the Soviet Union as the Cold War brought millions of refugees...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Curtain of Lies The Battle over Truth in Stalinist Eastern Europe by Melissa Feinberg Curtain of Lies The Battle over Truth in Stalinist Eastern Europe

Curtain of Lies tells the story of the struggle to define the truth of Eastern Europe between 1948 and 1956. It examines how actors on both sides of the Iron Curtain tried to create knowledge about Eastern Europe, and thus...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

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