International Relations Since 1945

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OUP Oxford, Feb 7, 2013 - History - 659 pages
International Relations since 1945 offers undergraduate students a comprehensive and accessible introduction to global political history since World War II. The new edition is comprehensively updated to cover the period between 2001 and 2012. Discussing the World Trade Center attacks and concluding with the run up to the 2012 US presidential elections, a new final section outlines broad developments including the changing world order and the global financial crises. Three new chapters look at terrorism, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the rise of major new powers including China. Student learning is supported by a range of helpful learning features including biographies of key figures and chronologies of events. Online Resource Centre The text is also supported by an Online Resource Centre which includes: For students: biographies of key figures; links to international relations documents; maps of key regions; self test questions; annotated further reading guide; interactive timeline. For lecturers: PowerPoint slides; question bank.
 

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Contents

Cold War Crises and Change 195363
105
The Cold War of Peaceful Coexistence and the Rise of Multipolarity 196371
201
The Détente Era 197280
271
From Confrontation to Communist Collapse 19819
353
The PostCold War World 19902000
437
The Age of Terror 200112
535
Bibliography
625
Index
641
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John W. Young is with the School of History at the University of Nottingham, UK. John Kent is in the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

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