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- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 29.99
The assassination of John F. Kennedy led to the "death of a generation". The president had planned to withdraw all special forces by the end of 1965. But White House involvement in the Coup undercut the withdrawal effort and ultimately led to the war that Kennedy had sought to prevent. more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 24.99
Published to coincide with the movie "Amistad", this is the story of the only instance in history where African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home. The 1839 revolt on a Spanish slave ship ignited events which climaxed in the US court's ruling to free the captives. more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.95
This work explores the Truman administration's involvement in the civil war in Greece in the aftermath of World War II. America's fear of Soviet world domination resulted in the establishment of an American military presence on Greek soil and regular arms shipments as part of a containment policy. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 54.99
Employing a narrative approach that uncovers the tangled and often confusing nature of foreign affairs, Crucible of Power focuses on the personalities, security interests, and post-war/Cold War tendencies behind the formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy since 1945. The book includes updated coverage of the Bush administration's... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 32.00
In this examination of Union and Confederate foreign relations during the Civil War from both European and American perspectives, Howard Jones demonstrates that the consequences of the conflict between North and South reached far beyond American soil. Jones explores a number of themes, including the international economic and political dimensions... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 42.99
Crucible of Power: A History of American Foreign Relations to 1913 presents a straightforward, balanced, and comprehensive history of American international relations from the American Revolution to 1913. Howard Jones demonstrates the complexities of the decision-making process that led to the rise and decline of the United States (relative to... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1989; US$ 74.99
America's experience in Greece has often been cited as a model by those later policymakers in Washington who regard the involvement as a "victory" for American foreign policy. Indeed, President Johnson and others referred to Greece as the model for America's deepening involvement in Vietnam during the mid-1960's. Greece became... more...
Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and DiplomacyOxford University Press 1987; US$ 24.99
This volume presents the first full-scale treatment of the only instance in history where African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home. Jones describes how, in 1839, Joseph Cinque led a revolt on the Spanish slave ship, the Amistad, in the Caribbean. The seizure of the ship by an American naval vessel near Montauk, Long... more...