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- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 19.00
For fifteen years, Lewis Lapham has written a monthly column in Harper's Magazine , for which he won a 1995 National Magazine Award for his "exhilarating point of view in an age of conformity." This major collection of Lapham's essays defines his distinct view of the way the world really works, through vivid analysis of media, language, culture, and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 15.00
Cassidy's Run is the riveting story of one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War?an espionage operation mounted by Washington against the Soviet Union that ran for twenty-three years. At the highest levels of the government, its code name was Operation shocker. Lured by a double agent working for the United States, ten Russian spies, including... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 59.00
The end of the Cold War provides challenges and opportunities for American foreign policy leadership that arguably have been equalled in modern times only by the period in which the Cold War began. With the collapse of the Soviet Union and communist regimes in Eastern Europe, the partners of the Atlantic alliance have achieved a profound diplomatic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95
Since the success of the best-selling first edition, the world has remained fascinated with US foreign policy, not least because of the far-reaching consequences of the US led invasion of Iraq. This fully updated textbook follows the events of the past two and a half years including the 2004 presidential campaign, whilst still providing a comprehensive... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 19.00
The first full biography of Colin Powell, from his Bronx childhood to his military career to his controversial tenure as secretary of state, with a new afterword detailing his life after the Bush White House. Over the course of a lifetime of service to his country, Colin Powell became a national hero, a beacon of wise leadership and one of the most... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2006; US$ 14.95
President George W. Bush dubbed Karl Rove ?The Architect? for his skill in creating an unprecedented campaign and fund-raising machine. But Rove?s ambitions have always been far more sweeping?to build a right-wing dynasty that can dominate American politics for decades. Rove?s master plan imagines a political system so controlled by Republicans that... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 176.00
The 1960s represented a defining turning-point in the politics and cultures of western societies. But what of the lasting political and cultural legacies of the sixties? In this book a range of leading thinkers show how the sixties continue to influence contemporary debates on globalization and democracy. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 144.99
In the past three decades, the United States government has used special operations repeatedly in an effort to achieve key foreign policy objectives, such as in the overthrow of Fidel Castro in Cuba and the rescuing of American hostages in Iran. Many of these secret missions carried out by highly trained commando forces have failed. In Perilous Options... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 44.99
Henry Kissinger dominated American foreign relations like no other figure in recent history. He negotiated an end to American involvement in the Vietnam War, opened relations with Communist China, and orchestrated d?tente with the Soviet Union. Yet he is also the man behind the secret bombing of Cambodia and policies leading to the overthrow of Chile's... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 34.95
Here is a panoramic history of America from 1954 to 1973, ranging from the buoyant teen-age rebellion first captured by rock and roll, to the drawn-out and dispiriting endgame of Watergate.In America's Uncivil Wars , Mark Hamilton Lytle illuminates the great social, cultural, and political upheavals of the era. He begins his chronicle surprisingly... more...