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- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 14.99
What is history, and why should we study it? Is there such a thing as historical truth? Is history a science? John Lewis Gaddis answers these and other questions in this short text, providing a searching look at the historian's craft. more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00
The ?dean of Cold War historians” ( The New York Times ) now presents the definitive account of the global confrontation that dominated the last half of the twentieth century. Drawing on newly opened archives and the reminiscences of the major players, John Lewis Gaddis explains not just what happened but why ?from the months in 1945 when the U.S.... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 26.99
A collection of essays by a leading American authority on US foreign policy, which discusses the American style of diplomacy of the 20th century, the ambiguous nature of morality in American foreign policy, various aspects of Cold War diplomacy and the end of the Cold War itself. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 18.99
When Strategies of Containment was first published, the Soviet Union was still a superpower, Ronald Reagan was president of the United States, and the Berlin Wall was still standing. This updated edition of Gaddis' classic carries the history of containment through the end of the Cold War. Beginning with Franklin D. Roosevelt's postwar plans,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 17.99
Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Biography Widely and enthusiastically acclaimed, this is the authorized, definitive biography of one of the most fascinating but troubled figures of the twentieth century by the nation's leading Cold War historian. In the late 1940s, George F. Kennan?then a bright but, relatively obscure American diplomat?wrote... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
In 1950, when Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong, Ho Chi Minh and Kim Il-Sung met in Moscow to discuss the future, they had reason to feel optimistic. International Communism seemed everywhere on the offensive: all of Eastern Europe was securely in the Soviet camp; America's monopoly on nuclear weapons was a thing of the past; and Mao's forces had assumed... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 69.95
Drawing on newly released Chinese sources, Qiang Zhai traces the rise and fall of the Sino-Vietnamese alliance in the quarter century after the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 94.99
Utopian Images and Narratives in Advertising: Dreams for Sale , edited by Luigi Manca, Alessandra Manca, and Gail W. Pieper, is a collection of essays which examine narratives created on the advertising page, with special focus on gender images. Through a cross-disciplinary investigation, this collection offers a varied analysis of advertising... more...