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  • The Kennedy Yearsby Joseph M. Siracusa

    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...

  • Nuclear Weaponsby Joseph M. Siracusa

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    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...

  • Diplomacy: A Very Short Introductionby Joseph M. Siracusa

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    The course and consequences of major events of modern international diplomacy have shaped and changed the global world in which we live. Joseph M. Siracusa introduces the subject of diplomacy from a historical perspective, providing examples from significant historical phases and episodes to illustrate the art of diplomacy in action. more...

  • Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introductionby Joseph M. Siracusa

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    Set against the backdrop of an ever-changing international landscape, this Very Short Introduction explores both the history and politics of nuclear weapons. In this new edition, Joseph M. Siracusa includes a new concluding chapter, highlighting the significant lessons to be learnt from the history of the nuclear weapons era. more...

  • Globalization and Human Securityby Paul Battersby; Joseph M. Siracusa

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 28.99

    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...

  • The Death Penalty and U.S. Diplomacyby Wesley Kendall; Joseph M. Siracusa

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 67.99

    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...

  • The A to Z of the Kennedy-Johnson Eraby Richard Dean Burns; Joseph M. Siracusa

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • A History of U.S. Nuclear Testing and Its Influence on Nuclear Thought, 1945?1963by David M. Blades; Joseph M. Siracusa

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 89.99

    As states continue to pursue nuclear weaponry, nuclear testing remains an important political issue in the twenty-first century. This survey examines how and why the U.S. conducted nuclear tests from 1945 through 1963 and the resulting influence on key questions from normalization and de-normalization up to the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty of 1963. ... more...

  • Language of Terrorby Wesley Kendall; Joseph M. Siracusa; Kevin Noguchi

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 77.99

    The authors examine how the human brain reacts to expressions of political ideology regarding terrorism. By comparing a variety of case studies, they demonstrate how similar acts accompanied by starkly different political language can create cognitive dissonance in the minds of the electorate and influence policy choices. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Kennedy-Johnson Eraby Richard Dean Burns; Joseph M. Siracusa

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 129.99

    This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Kennedy-Johnson Era covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about John F. Kennedy. more...