East, West, North, South: Major Developments in International Politics Since 1945 / Edition 4 available in Paperback
This new edition covers all the major international developments up to 2004, including a full assessment of 9/11, the 'war on terror' and the conflict in Iraq.
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About the Author
Geir Lundestad was born in 1945. He was professor of history and American Civilization at the University of Tromsø from 1974 to 1990. He has held fellowships at Harvard University (1978–79, 1983) and the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC (1988–89).Since 1990 Lundestad has been director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute and permanent secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The Committe awards the Nobel Peace Prize. Since 1991 he has also been adjunct professor of international history at the University of Oslo.Lundestad has written numerous books and articles on the Cold War and on transatlantic relations. His most recent books are The Rise & Decline of the American ‘Empire’. Power and its Limits in Comparative Perspective (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012) and, edited, International Relations Since the End of the Cold War. New & Old Dimensions (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).
Table of ContentsThe New WorldThe Cold War in Europe, 1945-1949The Cold War Becomes Global, 1945-1962Detente between East and West, 1962-1975Renewed Tension between East and West, 1975-1984The End of the Cold War, 1984-1990Major Powers and Local Conflicts after the Cold War, 1990-2009The Arms Race, 1945-2009The United States and Western Europe, 1945-2009The Soviet Union/Russia and the (formerly) Communist Countries, 1945-2009The Rise of East AsiaDecolonizationEconomic Relations between North and South, 1945-2009Two Theories on Development and UnderdevelopmentConclusion