The following is a select list of publications by NDH members recommended for course assignments and general research. To add a relevant publication to the list, please write to

Arkilic, Ayca. Diaspora Diplomacy. Manchester University Press, 2022.

Badel, Laurence. Diplomaties européennes: XIXe-XXIe siècles. Sciences Po, 2021.

Badel, Laurence. Ecrivains et diplomates : L’invention d’une tradition XIXe-XXIe siècles. Armand Colin, 2012.

Bloemendal, Albertine. Reframing the Diplomat: Ernst van der Beugel and the Cold War Atlantic Community. Brill, 2017.

Clerc, Louis. Histories of Public Diplomacy and Nation Branding in the Nordic and Baltic Countries (Diplomatic Studies). Brill, 2015.

Coats, Warren. One Currency for Bosnia. Jameson Books, 2007.

Cohrs, Patrick. The Unfinished Peace after World War I: America, Britain and the Stabilisation of Europe, 1919-1932. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Cohrs, Patrick. The New Atlantic Order. The Transformation of International Politics, 1860–1933. Cambridge University Press, 2022.

Costigliola, Frank. Roosevelt’s Lost Alliances: How Personal Politics Helped Start the Cold War. Princeton University Press, 2012.

Criss, Nur Bilge. Istanbul Under Allied Occupation 1918-1923 (Ottoman Empire and Its Heritage). Brill, 1999.

Das Gupta, Amit. Serving India. A Political Biography of Subimal Dutt, India’s Longest Serving Foreign Secretary. Manohar Publishers, 2017.

Das Gupta, Amit, and Lorenz Lüthi. The Sino-Indian War of 1962. New Perspectives. Routledge, 2017.

de Graaf, Beatrice A., Ido de Haan, and Brian Vick, eds. Securing Europe after Napoleon. 1815 and the New European Security Culture. Cambridge University Press, 2018.

de Graaf, Beatrice A. Fighting Terror after Napoleon. How Europe Became after 1815. Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Deighton, Anne. The Impossible Peace: Britain, the Division of Germany, and the Origins of the Cold War. Oxford University Press, 1990.

del Pero, Mario, Victor Gavín, Fernando Guirao, and Antonio Varsori. Democrazie. L’Europa meridonale e la fine delle dittature. Le Monnier, 2010.

Doppler-Speranza, François. Une armée de diplomates. Les militaires américains et la France, 1944-1967. Presses universitaires de Strasbourg, 2021.

Drephal, Maximilian. Afghanistan and the Coloniality of Diplomacy: The British Legation in Kabul, 1922-1948. Palgrave, 2019.

Erlandsson, Susanna. Off the record: Margaret van Kleffens and the gendered history of Dutch World War II diplomacy’, International Feminist Journal of Politics, 20/3 (2018).

Erlandsson, Susanna. Personal Politics in the Postwar World: Western Diplomacy Behind the Scenes. Bloomsbury, 2022.

Fazzi, Dario, and Anya Luscombe (eds.). ‘Eleanor Roosevelt and Diplomacy in the Public Interest’, Special Issue, European Journal of American Studies, 12/1 (2017).

Finney, Patrick. Remembering the Second World War (Remembering the Modern World). Routledge, 2017.

Garner, Karen. Friends and Enemies: The Allies and Neutral Ireland in the Second World War. Manchester University Press, 2021.

Garner, Karen. Women and Gender in International History: Theory and Practice. Bloomsbury, 2018.

Gavín, Victor. ‘Anglo-Spanish Commerical Relations 1946-50’, in John Fisher, et al. (eds.) The Foreign Office, Commerce and British Foreign Policy in the Twentieth Century. Palgrave Macmillan 2016.

Gram-Skjoldager, Karen. ‘Bringing the Diplomat Back In: Elements of a New Historical Research Agenda’, EUI Occasional Paper 2011/13.

Gurman, Hannah. The Dissent Papers: The Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond. Columbia University Press, 2012.

Haldén, Peter. Stability without Statehood: Lessons from Europe’s History before the Sovereign State. Palgrave, 2011.

Heinsen-Roach, Erica. Consuls and Captives: Dutch-North African Diplomacy in the Early Modern Mediterranean. University of Rochester Press, 2019.

Hennings, Jan. Russia and Courtly Europe: Ritual and the Culture of Diplomacy. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Hirschi, Jonas. Der unsichtbare Dienst. Geschichte des diplomatischen Protokolls der Schweiz 1946–1990. Dodis, 2021.

Hoeres, Peter. Außenpolitik und Öffentlichkeit: Massenmedien, Meinungsforschung und Arkanpolitik in den deutsch-amerikanischen Beziehungen von Erhard bis Brandt. Oldenbourg, 2013.

Holmes, Alison. Multi-layered Diplomacy in a Global State: The International Relations of California. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Holmes, Alison, and J. Simon Rofe, eds. Global Diplomacy: Theories, Types, and Models. Westview, 2016.

Huebner, Stefan. Pan-Asian Sports and the Emergence of Modern Asia, 1913-1974. National University of Singapore Press, 2016.

Ikonomou, Haakon. ‘The Administrative Anatomy of Failure: The League of Nations Disarmament Section, 1919–1925’, Contemporary European History, 2021.

Jackson, Simon, and Alanna O’Malley, eds. The Institution of International Order: From the League of Nations to the United Nations. Routledge, 2018.

Jakubec, Pavol. ‘Together and Alone in Allied London: Czechoslovak, Norwegian and Polish Governments-in-Exile, 1940–1945’, The International History Review, 2019.

Jakubec, Pavol. ‘Reading the Signs of the Times: Norway, Slovakia and the Recognition Puzzle, 1939-1940’, Diplomacy and Statecraft, 2022.

Kaelble, Hartmut. A Social History of Europe, 1945-2000: Recovery and Transformation after Two World Wars. Berghahn, 2013.

Keys, Barbara. Globalizing Sport: National Rivalry and International Community in the 1930s. Harvard University Press, 2013.

Kieninger, Stephan. Dynamic Détente: The United States and Europe, 1964–1975. Lexington, 2016.

Knudsen, Dino. The Trilateral Commission and Global Governance: Informal Elite Diplomacy, 1972-82. Routledge, 2016.

Krige, John et al. NASA in the World: Fifty Years of International Collaboration in Space. Palgrave, 2013.

Kunkel, Sönke. Empire of Pictures: Global Media and the 1960s Remaking of American Foreign Policy. Berghahn, 2015.

Law, Ricky. Transnational Nazism: Ideology and Culture in German-Japanese Relations, 1919-1936. Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Leendertz, Ariane. Ordnung schaffen. Wallstein, 2008.

Lehrs, Lior. Private Peace Entrepreneurs. Manchester University Press, 2022.

Maiolo, Joseph. Cry Havoc: How the Arms Race Drove the World to War, 1931-1941. Basic, 2010.

Makko, Aryo. Ambassadors of Realpolitik: Sweden, the CSCE and the Cold War. Berghahn, 2016.

Martin, Benjamin. The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture. Harvard University Press, 2016.

Matter, Dominik. Vom Politischen zum Auswärtigen: Eine prosopografische Verwaltungsgeschichte der Schweizer Diplomatie 1945–1979. Dodis, 2023.

McCarthy, Helen. Women of the World: The Rise of the Female Diplomat. Bloomsbury, 2014.

Nair, Deepak. ‘Sociability in International Politics: Golf and ASEAN’s Cold War Diplomacy’, International Political Sociology (2019).

Nair, Deepak. ‘Saving Face in Diplomacy: A Political Sociology of Face-to-Face Interactions in ASEAN’, European Journal of International Relations (2019).

O’Malley, Alanna. The Diplomacy of Decolonisation: America, Britain and the United Nations During the Congo Crisis 1960-64. Manchester University Press, 2018.

Ozavci, Ozan. Dangerous Gifts. Imperialism, Security and Civil Wars in the Levant, 1798-1864. Oxford University Press, 2021.

Pechlivanis, Paschalis. America and Romania in the Cold War A Differentiated Détente, 1969-80. Routledge, 2019.

Pechlivanis, Paschalis. ‘An Uneasy Triangle: Nicolae Ceaușescu, the Greek Colonels and the Greek Communists (1967-1974)’, International History Review, (2020).

Richard, Anne-Isabelle. ‘Competition and complementarity: civil society networks and the question of decentralising the League of Nations’Journal of Global History, 7/2 (2012).

Riches, Daniel. Protestant Cosmopolitanism and Diplomatic Culture: Brandenburg-Swedish Relations in the Seventeenth Century. Brill, 2012.

Rjéoutski, Vladislav, Derek Offord, and Gesine Argent. ‘French as a Diplomatic and Official Language in Imperial Russia’, Jus Gentium, 4/2 (2019).

Romano, Angela. From Détente in Europe to European Détente: How the West Shaped the Helsinki CSCE. P.I.E-Peter Lang, 2009.

Rosenberg, Jonathan. Dangerous Melodies: Classical Music in America from the Great War through the Cold War. W.W. Norton, 2020.

Schedewie, Franziska. Die Bühne Europas: Russische Diplomatie und Deutschlandpolitik in Weimar, 1798-1819. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2015.

Schonmann, Noe. Israel’s Phantom Pact: Foreign Policy on the Periphery of the Middle East. I.B. Tauris, 2018.

Scott-Smith, Giles. ‘Private Diplomacy – Making the Citizen Visible’, Special Issue, New Global Studies, 8/1 (2014)

Scott-Smith, Giles. ‘The Evolving Embassy: Changes and Challenges to Diplomatic Representation and Practice in the Global Era’, Special Issue, New Global Studies, 11/2 (2017).

Sluga, Glenda. Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.

Søndergaard, Rasmus Sinding. Reagan, Congress, and Human Rights : Contesting Morality in US Foreign Policy. Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Walther, Karine. Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921. University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Watkins, John. After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy. Cornell University Press, 2017.

Watkins, John. ‘Toward a New Diplomatic History of Medieval and Early Modern Europe’, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, 38 (1) (2008).

Weisbrode, Kenneth. Old Diplomacy Revisited: A Study in the Modern History of Diplomatic Transformations. Palgrave, 2014.

Weisbrode, Kenneth. The Atlanticists: A Story of American Diplomacy. Nortia, 2015.

Wentker, Hermann. Aussenpolitik in Engen Grenzen. De Gruyter, 2007.

Wubs-Mrozewicz, Justyna. ‘The concept of language of trust and trustworthiness: (Why) history matters’, Journal of Trust Research (Dec. 2019).

Zala, Sacha (and Antoine Fleury) eds. Wissenschaft und Aussenpolitik. Diplomatische Dokumente der Schweiz, 2012.

Zeiler, Thomas. Ambassadors in Pinstripes: The Spalding World Baseball Tour and the Birth of the American Empire. Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.