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World Politics Since 1945. 9th ed.

World Politics Since 1945. 9th ed.

By Peter Calvocoressi

Longman, 2009, 856 pp.

There are some things worth celebrating: World Politics Since 1945 remains one of the best overviews of contemporary international history, full of elegant writing and shrewd judgement. Calvocoressi has just published the ninth edition at the age of 96.