The Woodrow Wilson Center Press

Woodrow Wilson Center Press is the book publishing program of the Center.  We publish the work of fellows, other scholars in residence, and staff of the Center, as well as books derived from the Center’s programming.  Subjects range throughout the areas pursued at the Center, with particular strengths in Cold War history, urban studies, international relations, Latin American studies, Russian, Ukrainian, and Soviet studies, and Asian studies.  The press is an associate member of the Association of American University Presses.

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Featured Book

Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition

Revised and updated second edition
Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition, edited by Jan H. Kalicki and David L. Goldwyn
Jan Kalicki, David L. Goldwyn
The second, completely updated edition of this widely read and respected guide is the most authoritative survey available on the perennial question of energy security. Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition gathers today's topmost foreign policy and energy experts and leaders to assess how the United States can integrate its energy and national security interests. 

“Required reading for those seeking to understand the strategic-level importance of energy interests and economics in the area of foreign policy. It will have a valued place on my desk.”—Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director, International Energy Agency

“The illustrious array of international energy experts...provides a thorough, insightful, and compelling analysis of the new challenges and opportunities facing the world energy community today.”—Abdalla Salem El Badri, Secretary General, OPEC

“Path-breaking...a roadmap for energy empowerment in the 21st century. The analysis is based on solid research, and the recommendations are well written, well organized, and cogently argued.”—Strobe Talbott, President, The Brookings Institution and former US Deputy Secretary of State

Current Releases

Gender and the Long Postwar: The United States and the Two Germanys, 1945–1989, edited by Karen Hagemann and Sonya Michel

Gender and the Long Postwar: The United States and the Two Germanys, 1945–1989

Gender and the Long Postwar examines gender politics during the post–World War II period and the Cold War in the United States and East and West Germany. 

Africa Consensus: New Interests, Initiatives, and Partners by Ludger Kühnhardt

Africa Consensus: New Interests, Initiatives, and Partners

Ludger Kuehnhardt

Africa Consensus: New Interests, Initiatives, and Partners argues that new African politics, regional institutions, and global demand for trade and security partnerships will lead the continent to new relationships with the United States, the European Union, China, India, Brazil, and other emerging economies.

The Sino-Russian Challenge to the World Order: National Identities, Bilateral Relations, and East versus West in the 2010s by Gilbert Rozman

The Sino-Russian Challenge to the World Order: National Identities, Bilateral Relations, and East versus West in the 2010s

Gilbert Rozman

The Sino-Russian Challenge to the World Order argues that China and Russia’s national identities are much closer to each other than usually thought, and are growing even closer. The closeness of their identities comes neither from their prerevolutionary pasts nor from today’s practical politics, but rather from habits carried over from their communist periods.

Great Powers, Small Wars: Asymmetric Conflict since 1945 by Larisa Deriglazova

Great Powers, Small Wars: Asymmetric Conflict since 1945

Larisa Deriglazova

Great Powers, Small Wars uses quantitative research and two in-depth case studies to examine factors of asymmetric conflicts since the end of World War II.

Contested Frontiers in the Syria-Lebanon-Israel Region: Cartography, Sovereignty, and Conflict by Asher Kaufman

Contested Frontiers in the Syria-Lebanon-Israel Region: Cartography, Sovereignty, and Conflict

Asher Kaufman

Contested Frontiers in the Syria-Lebanon-Israel Region studies one of the flash points of the Middle East—a region of roughly 100 square kilometers where Syria, Lebanon, and Israel come together but where the borders have never been clearly marked. Asher Kaufman analyzes this geopolitical conflict, and reflects on the meaning of borders and frontiers today.

Woodrow Wilson Center Press Reviews

Policing Democracy, Overcoming Obstacles to Citizen Security in Latin America

Mark Ungar

"Very few scholars in the field have the grasp of recent changes in and problems of systems of citizen security in Latin America that this author has. His vision is comprehensive, extending from policing to the judiciary to the prison system."
—Anthony W. Pereira, Tulane University

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