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- Orion 2013; Not Available
We have no eternal allies and we have no perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and perpetual, and those interests it is our duty to follow' -Lord Palmerston, 1848 This is a highly informed insider's account of some of the 'honest men' as they sought, by fair means or foul, to get Britain its way in the world. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 22.00
A captivating blend of personal biography and public drama, The Wise Men introduces the original best and brightest, leaders whose outsized personalities and actions brought order to postwar chaos: Averell Harriman, the freewheeling diplomat and Roosevelt's special envoy to Churchill and Stalin; Dean Acheson, the secretary of state who was more... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2006; US$ 15.99
From the only journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting from Iraq, here is a riveting account of ordinary people caught between the struggles of nations Like her country, Karima?a widow with eight children?was caught between America and Saddam. It was March 2003 in proud but battered Baghdad. As night drew near, she took her son to... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 29.95
By the time of Barack Obama's inauguration as the 44th president of the United States, he had already developed an ambitious foreign policy vision. By his own account, he sought to bend the arc of history toward greater justice, freedom, and peace; within a year he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, largely for that promise. In Bending History... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 28.00
Tourism, fast becoming the largest global business, employs one out of twelve persons and produces $6.5 trillion of the world?s economy. In a groundbreaking book, Elizabeth Becker uncovers how what was once a hobby has become a colossal enterprise with profound impact on countries, the environment, and cultural heritage. This invisible industry exploded... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.00
The first book to examine the unprecedented growth of China's economic investment in the developing world, its impact at the local level, and a rare hands-on picture of the role of ordinary Chinese in the juggernaut that is China, Inc. Beijing-based journalists Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araśjo crisscrossed the globe from 2009-2011 to investigate... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 28.95
In a brilliant and revealing book destined to drive debate about the future of American power, Vali Nasr questions America?s dangerous choice to engage less and matter less in the world. Vali Nasr, author of the groundbreaking The Shia Revival , worked closely with Hillary Clinton at the State Department on Afghan and Pakistani affairs. In The... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 30.00
In a rousing account of one of the critical turning points in American history, Through the Perilous Fight tells the gripping story of the burning of Washington and the improbable last stand at Baltimore that helped save the nation and inspired its National Anthem. In the summer of 1814, the United States of America teetered on the brink of disaster.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 69.95
Security Science integrates the multi-disciplined practice areas of security into a single structured body of knowledge, where each chapter takes an evidence-based approach to one of the core knowledge categories. The authors give practitioners and students the underlying scientific perspective based on robust underlying theories, principles, models... more...