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- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 10.99
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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 6.98
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 Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.00
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year Drawing on extensive interviews with George Kennan and exclusive access to his archives, an eminent scholar of the Cold War delivers a revelatory biography of its troubled mastermind. In the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 15.98
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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 18.00
Outstanding ... The most accessible distillation of that conflict yet written. ( The Boston Globe ) Energetically written and lucid, it makes an ideal introduction to the subject. ( The New York Times ) A fresh and admirably concise history . . . Gaddis's mastery of the material, his fluent style and eye for the telling anecdote make his new work... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 44.99
1. Introduction: Probing Madison Avenue's Utopian Images and Narrative, Luigi Manca, Alessandra Manca, and Gail W. Pieper 2. The Portrayal of Utopian Spaces in Magazine Advertisements, Luigi Manca and Alessandra Manca 3. Water, the All-Purpose Utopia, John Kloos 4. Women and Children in a Fragile Paradise, Jean-Marie Kauth 5. Welcome... more...