A Political and Diplomatic History of the Modern World: The Post–Cold War World, 1st Edition

  • Bailey Maxim
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  • ISBN-10: 1680483498
  • ISBN-13: 9781680483499
  • DDC: 909.83
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

The post-Cold War era began with a decade of conflicts often mediated by the United States as the world's only remaining superpower. The September 11th terrorist attacks, however, marked the dawning of a new era. The United States became preoccupied by the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, while around the world, new challenges and threats emerged: a more assertive Russia, an increasingly powerful China, dangerous terrorism organizations, and a refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe. This volume tells the story of this fraught era with great insight and a sure understanding of the complex interplay of action and reaction that characterized the proliferation of conflicts at the turn of the 21st century.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The First Persian Gulf War.
2: U.S. Intervention Around the Globe in the 1990s.
3: Communist and Postcommunist States After the Cold War.
4: Western Political and Economic Agreements.
5: Terrorism and U.S. Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
6: The Middle East in the 21st Century.
Conclusion.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.
Photo Credits.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The First Persian Gulf War.
2: U.S. Intervention Around the Globe in the 1990s.
3: Communist and Postcommunist States After the Cold War.
4: Western Political and Economic Agreements.
5: Terrorism and U.S. Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
6: The Middle East in the 21st Century.
Conclusion.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.
Photo Credits.