Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 May 2013

792 Pages | 3 b/w

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199693061

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International Relations Since 1945

Second Edition

John W. Young and John Kent

  • A comprehensive and accessible introduction to global political history since World War II that balances description with analysis.
  • Clearly structured, taking the reader through the period both chronologically and by region, so that it is easy to draw links between places and times.
  • Supported by a range of helpful learning features, including biographies of key figures and chronologies of events, as well as an accompanying website which features additional teaching and learning materials.
  • A new final section covering the period between 2001 and 2012 outlines broad developments including changes in the international order and financial crises.
  • Three new chapters add material on terrorism, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the rise of major new powers.

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