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Baker Series in Peace and Conflict Studies

The Baker Peace Conference is an annual event that brings together a diverse group of experts to discuss issues related to peace and the means by which it can be established and maintained throughout the world. The conferences are jointly sponsored by the Contemporary History Institute and the Baker Peace Studies Program at Ohio University.

Volumes in the Baker Series in Peace and Conflict Studies are edited collections of essays based on papers presented by conference participants.

Series editor Ingo Trauschweizer is professor of history and director of the Contemporary History Institute at Ohio University, where he teaches courses on American and global military history, the Cold War, and the Vietnam War. His books include The Cold War U.S. Army (2008) and Maxwell Taylor’s Cold War (2019).

Editor(s)

Ingo Trauschweizer
Director, Contemporary History Institute
Ohio University
trauschw@ohio.edu

Forthcoming

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Religion and Peace
Global Perspectives and Possibilities
Edited by Nukhet A. Sandal and Ingo Trauschweizer

If religion can foment conflict, it can also cultivate peace. This perspective underpins the essays in this book, which explore the past, present, and future roles of religion and spirituality in transforming political and social conflicts between and within nations.

Political Science | Religion, Politics & State · History | Modern | General · Peace Studies · Global Issues

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Temple of Peace
International Cooperation and Stability since 1945
Edited by Ingo Trauschweizer

The often-violent realities of international relations in the post–World War II era have challenged Winston Churchill’s characterization of the United Nations as a “temple of peace.” In this volume, nine experts examine the modern history of international relations in order to shed light on their prospective futures.

Political Science | Intergovernmental Organizations · History | Modern | General · Peace Studies

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Temple of Peace
International Cooperation and Stability since 1945
Edited by Ingo Trauschweizer

The often-violent realities of international relations in the post–World War II era have challenged Winston Churchill’s characterization of the United Nations as a “temple of peace.” In this volume, nine experts examine the modern history of international relations in order to shed light on their prospective futures.

Political Science | Intergovernmental Organizations · History | Modern | General · Peace Studies

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The European Union
From Jean Monnet to the Euro
Edited by Dean Kotlowski
· Introduction by Joan Hoff

The transformation of Europe since the end of World War II has been astounding. In 1945, a battle-scarred continent lay in ruins. Today, it has achieved a level of integration, prosperity, and stability that few people could have anticipated. The life and career of the French statesman Jean Monnet and the recent adoption of the Euro as Europe’s common currency represent the bookends of this half-century-long metamorphosis.This

Political Science | Intergovernmental Organizations · European History · Europe · Political Science | International Relations

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Failed States and Fragile Societies
A New World Disorder?
Edited by Ingo Trauschweizer and Steven M. Miner

In case studies from the former Yugoslavia, Somalia, Iraq, and Colombia, the contributors argue that early intervention to stabilize social, economic, and political systems offers the greatest promise, whereas military intervention at a later stage is both costlier and less likely to succeed.

International Studies · Military History · Peace Studies

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Failed States and Fragile Societies
A New World Disorder?
Edited by Ingo Trauschweizer and Steven M. Miner

In case studies from the former Yugoslavia, Somalia, Iraq, and Colombia, the contributors argue that early intervention to stabilize social, economic, and political systems offers the greatest promise, whereas military intervention at a later stage is both costlier and less likely to succeed.

International Studies · Military History · Peace Studies

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The European Union
From Jean Monnet to the Euro
Edited by Dean Kotlowski
· Introduction by Joan Hoff

The transformation of Europe since the end of World War II has been astounding. In 1945, a battle-scarred continent lay in ruins. Today, it has achieved a level of integration, prosperity, and stability that few people could have anticipated. The life and career of the French statesman Jean Monnet and the recent adoption of the Euro as Europe’s common currency represent the bookends of this half-century-long metamorphosis.This

Political Science | Intergovernmental Organizations · European History · Europe · Political Science | International Relations