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Small Wars, Far Away Places: The Genesis of the Modern World 1945-65

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Small Wars, Far Away Places: The Genesis of the Modern World 1945-65 - Burleigh, Michael
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The collapse of Western colonial empires in the twenty years after the Second World War led to a series of vicious struggles for power - in Africa, Asia and the Middle East - whose bloody consequences haunt us still. Acclaimed historian Michael Burleigh's brilliant analytic skills and clear eye for common themes underpins this powerful account of those conflicts. He takes us on a historical journey from Algeria to Cuba, from Malaysia to Palestine, and from Kenya to Vietnam and, in so doing, he reframes mid-twentieth-century ...

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Small Wars, Far Away Places: The Genesis of the Modern World 1945-65 2014, Pan Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780330529488

Unabridged edition

Mass-market paperback