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  • Perilous Optionsby Lucien S. Vandenbroucke

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    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...

  • The Flawed Architectby Jussi M. Hanhimaki

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    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...

  • America's Uncivil Warsby Mark Hamilton Lytle

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    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...

  • Making American Foreign Policyby Ole Holsti

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Ole Holsti, one of the deans of US foreign policy analysis, examines the complex factors involved in the policy decision-making process including the beliefs and cognitive processes of foreign policy leaders and the influence public opinion has on foreign policy. The essays, in addition to being both theoretically and empirically rich, are historical... more...

  • Globalization Between the Cold War and Neo-Imperialismby Jennifer M. Lehmann

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 117.99

    Has globalization built empires? more...

  • The Rise of Anti-Americanismby Brendon O'Connor; Martin Griffiths

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Is anti-Americanism one of the last respectable prejudices, or are accusations of anti-Americanism a way to silence reasonable criticism of the United States? Is the recent rise in anti-Americanism principally a reaction to President George W. Bush and his administration, or does it reflect a general turn against America and Americans? Have we... more...

  • The Kennedy Yearsby Joseph M. Siracusa

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 85.00

    The youngest man elected to the office of the presidency, John F. Kennedy served as the 35th president of the United States until his assassination in 1963. "The Kennedy Years" is an introduction to Kennedy's work and influence. more...

  • Bridging the Divideby Senator Edward W. Brooke

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 21.00

    President Lyndon Johnson never understood it. Neither did President Richard Nixon. How could a black man, a Republican no less, be elected to the United States Senate from liberal, Democratic Massachusetts?a state with an African American population of only 2 percent?. The mystery of Senator Edward Brooke?s meteoric rise from Boston lawyer to Massachusetts... more...

  • Post-Cold Warby Stephen A. Bourque

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 65.00

    From the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 to deployment in Somalia, the Balkans, Afghanistan, and Iraq, U.S. soldiers in a post Cold War world have served in dangerous, high-intensity conflicts all over the world. more...

  • Free Rideby David Brock; Paul Waldman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.95

    We live in a gotcha media culture that revels in exposing the foibles and hypocrisies of our politicians. But one politician manages to escape this treatment, getting the benefit of the doubt and a positive spin for nearly everything he does: John McCain. Indeed, even during his temporary decline in popularity in 2007, the media continued to support... more...