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- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Eminent China scholar David Shambaugh's China Goes Global is the sweeping synthesis of that nation's growing prominence on the world stage that we have been waiting for. Thirty years ago, China's role in global affairs beyond its immediate East Asian periphery was decidedly minor. Its military was extremely weak, and it had little geostrategic power.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 25.00
A unique Chinese perspective on the superpower's fast-growing influence in world affiars In Prosperity in China , China?s leading scholars weigh in on the nation's remarkable achievements, its obligations as a growing superpower, its relationships with Western nations, and the challenges it faces in the 21st Century. Prosperity in China reveals... more...
Reconstructing China: The Peaceful Development, Economic Growth, and International Role of an Emerging Super PowerMcGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 25.00
This fascinating, in-depth look at China?s new and rapidly changing role in the world focuses on the critical choices China must make to ensure sustainable economic growth. All signs show that China's diplomacy is facing unprecedented changes, among which opportunities and challenges coexist. As power is redistributed globally, China finds it is... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 12.99
In The Real North Korea, Lankov substitutes cold, clear analysis for the overheated rhetoric surrounding this opaque police state. Based on vast expertise, this book reveals how average North Koreans live, how their leaders rule, and how both survive. more...
- The History Press 2009; Not Available
China and Iran have featured heavily in the news in recent years. China is both a military and an economic superpower with 20% of the world's population; Iran is suspected of developing nuclear weapons and arming terrorists, and sits on the world's second-largest oil and gas reserves. They are also surprisingly close geographically: Iran is only 700... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95
From the former Financial Times Beijing bureau chief, a balanced and far-seeing analysis of the emerging competition between China and the United States that will dominate twenty-first-century world affairs?an inside account of Beijing?s quest for influence and an explanation of how America can come out on top. The structure of global politics... more...
- Granta Publications 2013; US$ 13.32
There are 40,000 freighters on the seas. Between them they carry nearly everything we eat, wear and work with. And yet this massive global industry has remained largely unexamined: it passes by out of sight for most of us and, through the 'flags of convenience' system, its dubious practices often slip under the radar of regulators. In this unique investigation,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99
Revised and updated with a new preface on the Crimean crisis While most of the world was lauding the stability and economic growth that Vladimir Putin's ex-KGB regime had brought to Russia, Edward Lucas was ringing alarm bells. First published in 2008 and since revised, The New Cold War remains the most insightful and informative account of... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 16.00
In the highly acclaimed bestselling A Call to Action , President Jimmy Carter addresses the world?s most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: the ongoing discrimination and violence against women and girls. President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths. His urgent report... more...
- Encounter Books 2014; US$ 27.99
The United States is a nation in crisis. While Washington?s ability to address our most pressing challenges has been rendered nearly impotent by ongoing partisan warfare, we face an array of foreign-policy crises for which we seem increasingly unprepared. Among these, none is more formidable than the unprecedented partnership developing between Russia... more...