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  • European Contributions to Operation Allied Forceby John E. Peters

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    An assessment of Operation Allied Force, the 1999 NATO air campaign that sought to prevent a wider humanitarian disaster in Kosovo, this work provides perspectives from both sides of the Atlantic as well as political and military implications for the USA and its allies. more...

  • Analytics of Third-party Claim Recovery for Military Aircraft Engine Warrantiesby Benjamin Zycher; John E. Peters

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    Reports findings on whether recovery firms could be employed to assist the US armed forces with their warranty claims for aircraft engines. It finds using contractors would be effective, but it is unlikely to yield substantial benefits as the military's use of engine warranties decreases. more...

  • Preparing the U.S. Army for Homeland Securityby Eric V. Larson; John E. Peters

    RAND Corporation 2000; US$ 9.95

    Although military policy seems focused on overseas threats, defending the "homeland" is, of course, the ultimate objective. This guide examines emergent threats to the USA homeland such as speciality weapons, cyber attacks and ballistic missiles and delineates the army's responsibilities. more...

  • Artificial Reefsby Michael V. Hynes; John E. Peters; Denis Rushworth

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    By 2005, the U.S. Navy and the Maritime Administration will have accumulated some 360 retired ships in need of disposal. A previous RAND study demonstrated the potential attractiveness of reefing as a disposal option. In this study, the authors examine the economic, legal, environmental, and programmatic issues that might bear on the Navy?s decision... more...

  • Crop Post-Harvestby Peter Golob; Graham Farrell; John E. Orchard

    Wiley 2008; US$ 446.00

    World-wide losses of crops, post-harvest, through microbial action, pests, diseases and other types of spoilage amount to millions of tons every year. This essential handbook is the first in a three-volume series which covers all factors affecting post-harvest quality of all major fruits, vegetables, cereals and other crops. Compiled by members of... more...

  • Hollywood's Westby Peter C. Rollins; John E. O'Connor

    The University Press of Kentucky 2005; US$ 28.00

    Hollywood's West examines popular perceptions of the frontier as a defining feature of American identity and history. Seventeen essays by prominent film scholars illuminate the allure of life on the edge of civilization and analyze how this region has been represented on big and small screens. Differing characterizations of the frontier in modern... more...

  • Why We Foughtby Peter C. Rollins; John E. O'Connor

    The University Press of Kentucky 2008; US$ 45.00

    This book makes a powerful case that film can be as valuable a tool as primary documents for improving our understanding of the causes and consequences of war. Why We Fought: America's Wars in Film and History is a comprehensive look at war films, from depictions of the American Revolution to portrayals of September 11 and its aftermath. The volume... more...

  • Hollywood's Indianby Peter C. Rollins; John E. O'Connor

    The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 28.00

    Offering both in-depth analyses of specific films and overviews of the industry's output, Hollywood's Indian provides insightful characterizations of the depiction of the Native Americans in film. This updated edition includes a new chapter on Smoke Signals, the groundbreaking independent film written by Sherman Alexie and directed by Chris Eyre.... more...

  • Hollywood's White Houseby Peter C. Rollins; John E. O'Connor

    The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 28.00

    " Winner of the 2003 Ray and Pat Browne Book Award, given by the Popular Culture Association The contributors to Hollywood's White House examine the historical accuracy of these presidential depictions, illuminate their influence, and uncover how they reflect the concerns of their times and the social and political visions of the filmmakers. The volume,... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Urban Politicsby Karen Mossberger; Susan E. Clarke; Peter John

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 159.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Urban Politics is an authoritative volume on an established subject in political science and the academy more generally: urban politics and urban studies. The editors are all recognized experts, and are well connected to the leading scholars in urban politics. The handbook covers the major themes that animate the subfield: the... more...