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  • Constructing Genocide and Mass Violenceby Maureen S. Hiebert

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book addresses two closely related questions: what is the process by which the relatively short and violent genocides of the twentieth century and beyond have occurred? Why have these instances of mass violence been genocidal and not some other form of state violence, repression, or conflict? Hiebert answers these questions by exploring the... more...

  • Office of Ambassadorby Donald E. Queller

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 36.50 US$ 33.22

    The evolution of the office of the ambassador from the primitive messenger ( nuncius ) through the Roman law procurator to the nearly modern resident ambassador is traced in this study of the ambassador of representative institutions to the relations among states in the Middle Ages. The book makes use of official diplomatic documents, many unpublished,... more...

  • A Tale of Two Eaglesby Craig A. Deare

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 44.99

    Relying primarily on one-on-one interviews with senior practitioners and analysts on both sides of the border, the text examines the evolution of the U.S.-Mexican bilateral defense relationship to better understand how and why this unique relationship has improved, in fits and starts, over the past 25 years. more...

  • The Law of Nations and the United States Constitutionby Anthony J. Bellia Jr.; Bradford R. Clark

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 84.99

    The Law of Nations and the United States Constitution offers a new lens through which anyone interested in constitutional governance in the United States should analyze the role and status of customary international law in U.S. courts. The book explains that the law of nations has not interacted with the Constitution in any single overarching way.... more...

  • By More Than Providenceby Michael J. Green

    Columbia University Press 2017; US$ 44.99

    Soon after the American Revolution, the United States began to recognize the strategic significance of Asia and the Pacific and its vast material and cultural resources. Many asked whether the United States should partner with China, which operates at the center of Asia, or Japan, which is located in the middle of the Pacific. Where should the United... more...

  • Global Governance Diplomacyby Jean-Robert Leguey-Feilleux

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 38.99

    This text examines how diplomacy serves global governance and how diverse international actors use it in the areas of peace and security, economic governance, social issues, human rights, and environmental protection. It explores ?diplomacy at work? in policy issues relevant to the current debates in international politics. more...

  • War, Peace and International Order?by Maartje Abbenhuis; Christopher Ernest Barber; Annalise R. Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The exact legacies of the two Hague Peace Conferences remain unclear. On the one hand, diplomatic and military historians, who cast their gaze to 1914, traditionally dismiss the events of 1899 and 1907 as insignificant footnotes on the path to the First World War. On the other, experts in international law posit that The Hague?s foremost legacy lies... more...

  • Churchill and the Anglo-American Special Relationshipby Alan P. Dobson; Steve Marsh

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines Winston Churchill?s role in the creation and development of the Anglo?American special relationship. Drawing together world leading and emergent scholars, this volume offers a critical celebration of Churchill?s contribution to establishing the Anglo?American special relationship. Marking the seventieth anniversary of Churchill?s... more...

  • The Consequences of American Nuclear Disarmamentby Christine M. Leah

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 129.20

    This book is about the future of nuclear weapons, geopolitics, and strategy. It examines the legacy of nuclear weapons on US thinking about some concepts of strategy and geopolitics, namely deterrence, extended deterrence, alliances, and arms control. The purpose of this is to demonstrate just how fundamentally nuclear weapons have influenced American... more...

  • Public Opinion, Legitimacy and Tony Blair?s War in Iraqby James Strong

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In the wake of the publication of the Chilcot report, this book reinterprets the relationship between British public opinion and the Blair government?s decision-making in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. It highlights how the government won the parliamentary vote and got its war, but never won the argument that it was the right thing to do.... more...