East, West, North, South Paperback – 16 Feb 2010
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'...one of the classic overviews of international politics in the post-war era… might be the best overview in print in any language on international politics' - Journal of Peace Research
'There could hardly be a better introduction to the study of international relations than this already widely-used volume by one of the most accomplished historians of the post-war era' - John Lewis Gaddis
About the Author
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).
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I used Geir Lundestad's book as a reference and textbook materials for my graduate class in International Relations. His words are easy to understand and whole chapters devoted to a wide-range of international topics certainly made learning IR quite easily.