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- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 85.00
The youngest man elected to the office of the presidency, John F. Kennedy served as the 35th president of the United States until his assassination in 1963. "The Kennedy Years" is an introduction to Kennedy's work and influence. more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 9.99
In a fluid and uncertain world, wracked by fears of terrorism, the Bomb matters. Indeed it may matter more today than at any time before or during the Cold War. This book reveals why - providing a lucid and chilling account of nuclear weapons, their history, their role in global politics, and how we have - so far - managed to avoid armageddon. - ;Despite... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 9.99
Like making war, diplomacy has been around a very long time, at least since the Bronze Age. It was primitive by today's standards, there were few rules, but it was a recognizable form of diplomacy. Since then, diplomacy has evolved greatly, coming to mean different things, to different persons, at different times, ranging from the elegant to the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 26.99
This concise text presents a focused, well-rounded, and clear-eyed introduction to the concept of human security. Questioning the utility of traditional national-security frameworks in the post?Cold War era, Paul Battersby and Joseph M. Siracusa argue that we must urgently reconsider the principle of state sovereignty in a global world where threats... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00
How does one define a criminal act worthy of international sanction? One could argue that all states that spy on their enemies and friends are technically criminal states, or that illegal fishing imposes a greater financial burden on people than does piracy. The questions are difficult, the implications profound. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 59.99
The Death Penalty and U.S. Diplomacy analyzes the institutional response to specific forms of foreign intervention and influence such as consular intervention, international litigation, and extradition negotiation. This is documented through case studies such as how a judge in Texas v. Green turned to a comparative Delaware case that relied... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
The 1960s witnessed unprecedented progress toward racial and sexual equality, but it also played host to race and urban riots. And while impressive advances in the sciences and arts were fueling the American imagination, the counterculture rejected it all. The A to Z of the Kennedy-Johnson Era relates these events and provides extensive political,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 125.00
Three distinguished diplomatic historians offer an assessment of the Cold War in the realist tradition that focuses on balancing the objectives of foreign policy with the means of accomplishing them. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 37.00
This concise diplomatic history of the Confederation era is the first new work on the topic in a generation. In its pages, three distinguished diplomatic historians offer a realist interpretation of the way in which the Founding Fathers conducted foreign affairs, refreshing our collective memory about their priorities and their values. more...