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Diplomacy

  • India?s Soft Powerby Patryk Kugiel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 61.38

    It is sometimes said that, in the 21st century, the country that tells the better story wins, rather than the country whose army can prevail on the battlefield. That ability to attract others, persuade and set the agenda, soft power, plays an increasingly important role in international relations and in Indian foreign policy. However, while most of... more...

  • India-Iran Relationsby Sujata Ashwarya

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 61.38

    This book examines India?s relationship with Iran since the post-World War II period and its unique search for meaningful bilateral ties in the West Asian region in the context of the changing regional and international scenarios. The four chapters highlight the achievements and constraints on the development of Indo-Iranian relations during the Cold... more...

  • Defence Beyond Designby Sitakanta Mishra

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 61.38

    This book scrutinises the realm of safety-security involving ?nuclear power? within the context of India?s tryst with nuclear energy. Relying on open source information, it examines the efficacy of the safety-security arrangement in and around India?s nuclear installations, keeping in mind the international best practices. As India has embarked on... more...

  • Overconfidence and Risk Taking in Foreign Policy Decision Makingby Imran Demir

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.69

    This book introduces a new perspective on risk seeking behaviour, developing a framework based on various cognitive theories, and applying it to the specific case-study of Turkey?s foreign policy toward Syria. The author examines why policy makers commit themselves to polices that they do not have the capacity to deliver, and develops an alternative... more...

  • Whose Back was Stabbed?by Koichi Mera

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 64.99

    This book reveals a hidden plot by FDR to join the European war through pressuring Japan into war, and the role played by the Soviet Union in promoting wars among capitalist countries. World War II changed the balance of countries in the world, with many European colonies gaining liberation at Japan?s expense. more...

  • The Summer Capitals of Europe, 1814-1919by Marina Soroka

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book is about the great European health spas of the nineteenth century: what they were, how they operated, what life was like there and how their functions evolved to the point where their original medicinal purpose was relegated to a secondary place by the unintended uses of spas as stages of social and political interactions. These popular... more...

  • US-China Rivalry and Taiwan's Mainland Policyby Dean P. Chen

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.60

    This book examines changes in Taiwan?s policies toward Mainland China under former Republic of China (ROC) President Ma Ying-jeou (2008-16) and considers their implications for US policy toward the Taiwan Strait. In recent years, the People?s Republic of China (PRC)?s increasingly assertive foreign policy behaviors have heightened tensions... more...

  • 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...