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- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 55.00
In October 1946, Colonel Presley Rixey arrived by destroyer at Chichi Jima to repatriate 22,000 Japanese who had been bypassed during the war in the Pacific. While waiting for a Marine battalion to arrive, the colonel met daily with a Japanese commission assigned to assist him. When asked what had happened to American prisoners on the island, the... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00
On the morning of June 6, 1944, the largest and most powerful armada of warships the world had ever seen left southern England bound for the beaches of Normandy. The thousands of American, British, Canadian, Polish, and Norwegian soldiers on board had one mission: invade France and liberate it from the occupation by Nazi Germany. Over the course of... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
In 1914, the assassination of Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand became the catalyst for a great war that swept over the world. Anxious Americans watched as the conflict widened and eventually engulfed their nation. President Woodrow Wilson believed a war would "make the world safe for democracy." When World War I ended, Wilson struggled... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Should the United States be concerned with affairs among other countries or should it remain silent on the issues facing other nations? This question has challenged American leaders since the country's inception. Internationalism explores the argument over whether the United States should be more or less involved in the affairs of other countries.... more...
- Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 52.50 US$ 47.77
How can we best forge a theoretical practice that directly addresses the struggles of once-colonized countries, many of which face the collapse of both state and society in today's era of economic reform? David Scott argues that recent cultural theories aimed at "deconstructing" Western representations of the non-West have been successful to a point,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 165.00
The Art of Commemoration focuses on a particular historical event that illustrates how nations define their own identities and establish mutual relations in their discourse: the Warsaw Uprising of August 1944 and its Commemoration in 1994. This Commemoration was an innovative and unique form of transnational communication because it brought together... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 124.00
The studies in this 1988 volume examine various aspects of Soviet and East European policy towards the Third World. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
At the height of the Cold War, the US sought to maintain power and influence in the Greater Middle East - the region from Morocco to India -in the context of a growing threat from Russia and the decline of British imperialism. This original and important study illuminates this tense period in international relations, offering many new insights into... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 12.95
Laurence Wilmot's Second World War memoir is a rare thing: a first-hand account of front-line battle by an army officer who is a resolute non-combatant. And it is paradoxes such as this that also make Wilmot's book a unique and compelling document. Wilmot, as an Anglican chaplain, is a priest dressed as a warrior, a man of peace in battle fatigues.... more...