Fully revised and updated, the Fifth Edition of Geir Lundestad′s successful textbook on the history of international politics since 1945 will serve as an ideal introduction for all students seeking an accessible guide to world events in the post-war era up to the present day. 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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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).
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Norwegian
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Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 5th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1412907489
Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111412907489