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- 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...
- Hyperion 2012; US$ 22.99
Although it has been decades since the historic social upheavals of the 1960s, Americans continue to look to the Civil Rights Movement as the apotheosis of political expression. With an engaged electorate once again confronting questions of social inequality, there?s no better time to revisit the lessons of the ?60s and no better leader to learn from... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 34.95
These new essays map the ways political parties remain vital components in the American political system, especially in the eleven states in the South. As Tocqueville noted more than 100 years ago, "No countries need associations more . . . than those with a democratic social state." Although some contemporary observers see a decline... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 97.95
Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System, 2nd Edition, is a comprehensive survey of the planetary physics and physical chemistry of our own solar system. It covers current research in these areas and the planetary sciences that have benefited from both earth-based and spacecraft-based experimentation. These experiments form the basis of this encyclopedic... 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...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
The goal of war is to defeat the enemy's will to fight. But how this can be accomplished is a thorny issue. Nothing Less than Victory provocatively shows that aggressive, strategic military offenses can win wars and establish lasting peace, while defensive maneuvers have often led to prolonged carnage, indecision, and stalemate. Taking an ambitious... more...
- Abhishek Publications 2010; US$ 50.00
There are many facts and myths surrounding the world. They have always amused the human race and added to the numerous mysteries that remain unsolved. To cover such mystifiying subjects and themes, we have introduced the following series. Here the reader can read in detail about the Sacred places of the World, Famous Battles of the World, World Famous... more...