This book offers a convenient, cross-referenced guide for students of international relations, twentieth-century international history, and other related studies. It also provides a comprehensive reference book for the general reader interested in these subjects and the contemporary global order. In recent decades, this field has been studied in greatly increased depth and variety and a large number of terms have been added to the vocabulary. Much writing on international relations presumes understanding of a sophisticated terminology and comparison that are initially daunting. This books is a handy reference guide to this terminology. It will ease the student's task with both the theoretical and factal aspects of their study, providing helpful examples, elaborating context and guiding them to further study. Key entries recommend further reading, while maps and a general annotated bibliography provide additional guidance.