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- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95
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 2013; US$ 54.95
Americans Experience Russia analyzes how American scholars, journalists, and artists envisioned, experienced, and interpreted Russia/the Soviet Union over the last century. While many histories of diplomatic, economic, and intellectual connections between the United States and the Soviet Union can be found, none has yet examined how Americans? encounters... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00
Revised and updated introduction to American diplomatic history. more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
How could the United States, a nation founded on the principles of liberty and equality, have produced Abu Ghraib, torture memos, Plamegate, and warrantless wiretaps? Did America set out to become an empire? And if so, how has it reconciled its imperialism--and in some cases, its crimes--with the idea of liberty so forcefully expressed in the Declaration... more...
Cultural Knowledge - A Critical Perspective on the Concept as a Foundation for Respect for Cultural DifferencesDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.81
Hauptbeschreibung This book engages in a critical reading of cultural knowledge. By cultural knowledge I refer to cultural dimensions as introduced by Geert Hofstede, Edward T. Hall and Fons Trompenaars. Their research has manifold been taught to individuals who will face an intercultural setting in their business career at some point in the future.... more...
- Campus Verlag 2014; Not Available
»Are we Rome?« Die Identifizierung mit Rom und dessen Legitimationsformeln politischer Herrschaft, aber auch das Menetekel vom Untergang der Römischen Republik zählen seit dem 18. Jahrhundert zu den Narrativen US-amerikanischer Selbstverständigung. Neu ist jedoch die Vielfalt, mit der zuletzt in den USA die einst antiimperialistische Projektion auf... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 54.99
This work challenges the thesis first formulated by de Tocqueville and later systematically developed by Louis Hartz, that American political culture is characterized by a consensus on liberal capitalist values. Ranging over three hundred years of history and drawing upon the seminal work anthropologist Mary Douglas, Richard Ellis demonstrates that... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00
Argues that we must use American power simultaneously to serve our interests and advance our principles, as can be seen by examining foreign policy precedents set by every president since George Washington. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1947; US$ 67.50
This new study fills a wide gap in the story of American-Australian relations and is a timely addition to the literature in this field. There has been no comprehensive treatment of the topic before, and it will be of interest to those seeking information more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
The rise of the US as a hegemonic power during the twentieth century first pursuing a liberal project of globalization under Clinton and then moving towards greater unilateralism after the election of George W. Bush, is comprehensively described in this much-needed study. Following the invasion of Iraq, the Bush administration became increasingly... more...