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A masterly synthesis of the history of the contemporary world, The World Since 1945 offers the ideal introduction to the events of the period between the end of the Second World War and the present day. P. M. H. Bell and Mark Gilbert balance a clear narrative with in-depth analysis to guide the reader through the aftermath of the Second World War, the Cold War, decolonization, Détente and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, up to the on-going ethnic strife and political instability of the 21st century.The new edition has been thoroughly revised to fully reflect developments in the history and historiography of the post-war world, and features five new chapters on the post-Cold War world, covering topics including: - The rise and fall of American hegemony- The decline of Europe- The rise of Asia- Political Islam as a global force - The role of human rightsThe World Since 1945 challenges us to better understand what happened and why in the post-war period and shows the ways in which the past continues to exercise a profound influence on the present. It is essential reading for any student of contemporary history.

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9781472528681 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: A masterly synthesis of the history of the contemporary world, The World Since 1945 offers the ideal introduction to the events of the period between the end of the Second World War and the present day.

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9781472524751 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017), cover price $39.95

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Product Description: The true story of a family's struggle with brain cancer. From the onset of symptoms through diagnosis and treatment, the author articulately chronicles events as they unfold. Fears and raw emotions will capture the reader and give them an insider's view of a husband and wife's struggle to stay alive...read more

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9781511645218 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 9, 2015, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The true story of a family's struggle with brain cancer.

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Product Description: This compelling history of Europe’s Cold War follows the dramatic arc of the conflict that shaped the development of the continent and defined world politics in the second half of the twentieth century. Focusing on European actors and events, Mark Gilbert traces the onset of the Cold War, the process of Stalinization in the Soviet bloc, and the difficulties of legitimation experienced by communist regimes in Hungary, Poland, and East Germany even after Stalin’s death...read more

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9781442219847 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 26, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This compelling history of Europe’s Cold War follows the dramatic arc of the conflict that shaped the development of the continent and defined world politics in the second half of the twentieth century.

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9781442219854 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 18, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This compelling history explores the conflict that defined world politics for decades.

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9781921896996 | Gardners Books, March 15, 2013, cover price $11.50

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Product Description: A fully revised and updated edition of Surpassing Realism: The Politics of European Integrationsince 1945, this book remains the standard for concise histories of the European Union. Mark Gilbert offers a clear and balanced narrative of European integration since its inception to the present, set in the wider history of the post-war period...read more

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9780742566644 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 17, 2011, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: A fully revised and updated edition of Surpassing Realism: The Politics of European Integrationsince 1945, this book remains the standard for concise histories of the European Union.

Hardcover:

9781576603468 | 1 edition (Bloomberg Pr, February 10, 2010), cover price $24.95

Miscellaneous:

9780470883501 | Bloomberg Pr, May 13, 2010, cover price $24.95
9780470885512 | Bloomberg Pr, May 13, 2010, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: A true global giant, the European Union is a unique confederation of 15 member-states whose collective economic power is second only to that of the United States. Already encompassing 375 million citizens, the EU will soon grow to include a further 10 states from Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean...read more

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9780742519138 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 1, 2003, cover price $111.00 | About this edition: A true global giant, the European Union is a unique confederation of 15 member-states whose collective economic power is second only to that of the United States.

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9780742519145 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, July 1, 2003, cover price $38.00

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Product Description: In 1999, Italy experienced another year of political uncertainty. The centre-left coalition government was weakened by infighting throughout the year and paid a high electoral price for its failure to present a common front to the electorate...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Mark Gilbert (editor) and Gianfranco Pasquino (editor)

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9781571818409 | Berghahn Books, December 1, 2000, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In 1999, Italy experienced another year of political uncertainty.

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Product Description: Since 1992, Italy has been rocked by the disintegration of its traditional ruling elite as dozens of leading politicians have been accused of corruption, extortion, and Mafia ties. The two linchpins of the former governing coalition, the Christian Democrats and the Socialists, have been shattered by scandal and humiliated at the polls...read more

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9780813387888 | Westview Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: Since 1992, Italy has been rocked by the disintegration of its traditional ruling elite as dozens of leading politicians have been accused of corruption, extortion, and Mafia ties.

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9780813326856 | Westview Pr, April 26, 1995, cover price $43.00 | About this edition: Since 1992, Italy has been rocked by the disintegration of its traditional ruling elite as dozens of leading politicians have been accused of corruption, extortion, and Mafia ties.

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