9780582437289

World Politics, 1945-2000

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    9780582437289

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    0582437288

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-08-01
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd

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Table of Contents

List of Maps
xi
Introduction xiii
PART ONE WORLD POWER AND WORLD ORDER 1(212)
The superpowers
3(89)
The onset of the Cold War
3(11)
The division of Germany
14(5)
Nato and the Soviet empire to the Cuban crisis
19(14)
The arms race
33(24)
The United States: unique but not omnipotent
57(14)
The disintegration of the USSR
71(21)
Japan
92(15)
China
107(43)
The triumph of Mao
107(9)
China and the superpowers
116(17)
Resurrection
133(14)
Xinjiang and Tibet
147(3)
World order
150(34)
Preventing wars
150(24)
Preventing economic disasters
174(10)
A Third World---and a Fourth
184(29)
Neutralism and realignments
184(12)
Poverty
196(17)
Notes
Very small states
206(4)
Antartica
210(1)
The law of the sea
210(3)
PART TWO EUROPE 213(166)
Western Europe
215(79)
Recovery
215(13)
Franco-German entente
228(6)
Britain on the edge
234(8)
European union (west)
242(18)
European union (east-west)
260(9)
The southern flank
269(25)
Central and eastern Europe
294(39)
Stalin's empire
294(11)
After Stalin
305(15)
End of empire
320(13)
Yugoslavia and Albania
333(46)
Federated Yugoslavia
333(5)
Dissolution: Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
338(5)
Partition: Bosnia-Herzegovina
343(8)
Kosovo
351(3)
Macedonia and Albania
354(25)
Notes
Northern Ireland
359(9)
The Basques
368(1)
Cyprus
369(10)
PART THREE THE MIDDLE EAST 379(118)
The Arabs and Israel to the Suez War
381(22)
The creation of Israel
382(7)
Arab revolutions
389(6)
The Suez War
395(8)
From Suez to the death of Nasser
403(12)
Reassessments
403(3)
The decline of Nasser and the Six-Day War
406(9)
The destruction of Lebanon
415(19)
The Yom Kippur War
416(4)
Civil war
420(4)
Camp David
424(5)
Israel's invasion
429(5)
Towards a Palestinian state
434(12)
King Hussein's diplomacy
434(4)
Israel's dilemma
438(8)
Iran and Gulf Wars
446(29)
Oil and nationalism
448(4)
The shah and the ayatollah
452(6)
Saddam Hussein
458(4)
Kuwait and the Gulf War
462(13)
The Arabian peninsula
475(22)
The Saudi kingdom
475(5)
The southern fringe
480(4)
Britain and the Persian Gulf
484(13)
Notes
The Kurds
488(3)
The Shi'ites
491(1)
Sectarian violence
492(5)
PART FOUR ASIA 497(90)
The Indian sub-continent
499(29)
The first partition
500(7)
Northern borders: Tibet, Kashmir, the Himalayan states
507(8)
The second partition
515(13)
The Indo-Chinese peninsula
528(19)
South-east Asia and ASEAN
547(23)
Afghanistan
570(7)
Korea
577(10)
Notes
Central Asia
581(1)
Sri Lanka
582(5)
PART FIVE AFRICA 587(178)
North Africa
589(19)
The Maghrib
590(13)
Libya and Chad
603(5)
West Africa
608(31)
Independence
608(8)
The coastal loop from Senegal to Benin
616(10)
Landlocked: Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger
626(2)
Nigeria
628(11)
Central Africa
639(20)
Congo--Zaire--Congo
639(15)
Rwanda and Burundi
654(2)
West Central Africa
656(3)
East Africa
659(26)
Sudan
659(6)
The Horn
665(7)
Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya
672(13)
Africa's deep south
685(54)
The legacy of Cecil Rhodes
685(18)
Mozambique: Angola: Namibia
703(9)
South Africa
712(27)
Russians, Cubans, Chinese
739(26)
Notes
The Malagasy Republic and the Indian Ocean
757(2)
Botswana, Lesotho, Ngwane
759(3)
The Homelands or Bantustans
762(3)
PART SIX AMERICA 765(80)
Canada
767(7)
South America
774(38)
Mexico and Central America
812(16)
Cuba and the Caribbean
828(17)
Note
Guyana and Surinam
843(2)
Appendix: Key to United Nations missions (Map 4.1) 845(2)
Index 847

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