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- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 150.00
As the Cold War faded, Ambassador Hank Cohen, President George Bush's Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, engaged in aggressive diplomatic intervention in Africa's civil wars. In this revealing book Cohen tells how he and his Africa Bureau team operated in seven countries in crisis: Angola, Ethiopia, Liberia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, and Sudan.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 149.00
Despite their shared underlying interests, Britain and France, the only powers in a position to effectively meet the first overt challenges to the European order established after 1918, ignominiously failed in the management of the crises facing them in Ethiopia and the Rhineland. In this book the author attempts to understand the (mal)functioning... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.95
In Reagan and Gorbachev , Jack F. Matlock, Jr., gives an eyewitness account of how the Cold War ended, with humankind declared the winner. As Reagan?s principal adviser on Soviet and European affairs, and later as the U.S. ambassador to the U.S.S.R., Matlock lived history: He was the point person for Reagan?s evolving policy of conciliation toward... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80
An original challenge to the foundations of the democratic peace literature. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00
Klaus Gallo examines the early nineteenth century relationship between Great Britain and the Rio de la Plata, a period that represents a crucial point in the transformation of this area of South America into the independent state of Argentina. He highlights the initial ambiguities of British aims, with the government entertaining both conquest and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 168.00
This new book, based on archival research, contests the assumptions that Romania remained pro-Western in the late 1930s and only joined the Axis as a result of Western negligence and German pressure. Instead, Germany was drawn by Romanian politicians into political and economic cooperation with Bucharest. In the event, this proved Romania's undoing.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 165.00
Why did NATO expand its membership during the Cold War years, and what was its attraction to new members? This book locates the answers to these questions not solely in the Cold War, but in the historical problems of international order in Europe and the growing idea of the West. A wide range of sources is used, and the analysis looks at a process... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
This beautifully crafted and solidly researched book explains why and how the United States made its first commitment to Vietnam in the late 1940s. Mark Atwood Lawrence deftly explores the process by which the Western powers set aside their fierce disagreements over colonialism and extended the Cold War fight into the Third World. Drawing on an unprecedented... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
The title of this unique insider's look at a crucial decade of Sino-American interchange derives from a Chinese expression that describes a relationship of two people whose lives are intimately intertwined but who do not fundamentally communicate with each other. David M. Lampton, former president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This book looks at the way in which foreign policy has changed in communist states. It considers especially the relationship between domestic reform and foreign policy reform at times when formerly closed societies are becoming more open to the outside world. It focuses on three European and three Asian states, analysing their different paths to reform... more...