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  • A New Chapter in US-Cuba Relationsby Eric Hershberg; William M. LeoGrande

    Springer International Publishing 2016; Not Available

    This book explores the diverse consequences of Presidents Obama and Castro brokering a rapprochement between the United States and Cuba after more than half a century of estrangement. Economic, political, social, and cultural dynamics are analyzed in accessible fashion by leading experts from Cuba, the United States, Europe, and Latin America. What... more...

  • On the Fringes of Diplomacyby Antony Best; John Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In recent decades the study of British foreign policy and diplomacy has broadened in focus. No longer is it enough for historians to look at the actions of the elite figures - diplomats and foreign secretaries - in isolation; increasingly the role of their advisers and subordinates, and those on the fringes of the diplomatic world, is recognised as... more...

  • Diplomatic Style and Foreign Policyby Jeffrey Robertson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The book explores diplomatic style and its use as a means to provide analytical insight into a state?s foreign policy, with a specific focus on South Korea. Diplomatic style attracts scant attention from scholars. It is dismissed as irrelevant in the context of diplomacy?s universalism; misconstrued as a component of foreign policy; alluded to perfunctorily... more...

  • China's Offensive in Europeby Philippe Le Corre; Alain Sepulchre

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 22.00

    A portrait of China?s new economic passion toward Europe. For years China?s international investment interests focused on a search for natural resources in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Recently China?s focus has shifted to Europe as well as the United States, and to new fields as diverse as real estate, energy, hospitality, transportation, and... more...

  • America's Continuing Misadventures in the Middle Eastby Chas Jr. Freeman

    Just World Books 2016; US$ 9.99

    Chas W. Freeman Jr. is one of America's most brilliant and experienced diplomats and an outspoken advocate of diplomacy and other measures short of war to address international problems. In America's Continuing Misadventures in the Middle East, Freeman builds upon an earlier volume on Washington's Middle East policies to examine the state of U.S. foreign... more...

  • The Trilateral Commission and Global Governanceby Dino Knudsen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book provides the first analysis of the Trilateral Commission and its role in global governance and contemporary diplomacy. In 1973, David Rockefeller and Zbigniew Brzezinski founded the Trilateral Commission. Involving highly influential people from business and politics in the US, Western Europe, and Japan, the Commission was soon preceived... more...

  • Murrow's Cold Warby Gregory M Tomlin

    Potomac Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    In March 1961 America?s most prominent journalist, Edward R. Murrow, ended a quarter-century career with the Columbia Broadcasting System to join the administration of John F. Kennedy as director of the United States Information Agency (USIA). Charged with promoting a positive image abroad, the agency sponsored overseas research programs, produced... more...

  • CEO, Chinaby Kerry Brown

    I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 29.00

    China has become the powerhouse of the world economy, its incredible boom overseen by the elite members of the secretive and all-powerful communist party. But since the election of Xi Jinping as General Secretary, life at the top in China has changed. Under the guise of a corruption crackdown, which has seen his rivals imprisoned, Xi Jinping has been... more...

  • English for Diplomatic Purposesby Patricia Friedrich

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This ground-breaking volume brings together the perspectives of researchers and practitioners to discuss the needs of those using and learning English for Diplomatic Purposes. It includes exercises intended to help students, teachers and practicing diplomats reflect on their language in domains including negotiation, compassion and disagreement. more...

  • The Olympic Movement and the Sport of Peacemakingby Ramón Spaaij; Cindy Burleson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Sport and peacemaking have evolved. It is no longer the case that the Olympic Games and war games exist in isolation from each other. Increasingly, policymakers, peacekeepers, athletes, development workers, presidents of nations and others combine forces in an "integrated" approach towards peace. This approach is located not only within the broader,... more...