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  • What Do We Know about Civil Wars?by T. David Mason; Sara McLaughlin Mitchell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 38.99

    In this timely book, leading scholars guide us through what the latest research tells us about the onset, duration, outcomes, and recurrence of civil wars, as well as the ongoing consequences of conflicts in war-torn countries such as Syria, Sudan, and Rwanda. more...

  • Modern Diplomacy of Capitalist Powersby Andrei A. Gromyko

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Modern Diplomacy of Capitalist Powers details the problems in bourgeois diplomacy. The book is comprised of 11 chapters that cover the international relation policy of a great power. The text first discusses the characteristics and distinctive features of imperialist foreign policy in the 70s and early 80s. The next chapters deal with the diplomacy... more...

  • The Star and the Stripesby Michael N. Barnett

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    How do American Jews envision their role in the world? Are they tribal?a people whose obligations extend solely to their own? Or are they prophetic?a light unto nations, working to repair the world? The Star and the Stripes is an original, provocative interpretation of the effects of these worldviews on the foreign policy beliefs of American Jews... more...

  • Institutionalizing East Asiaby Alice D. Ba; Cheng-Chwee Kuik; Sueo Sudo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Institutional activities have remarkably transformed East Asia, a region once known for the absence of regionalism and regime-building efforts. Yet the dynamics of this Asian institutionalization have remained an understudied area of research. This book offers one of the first scholarly attempts to clarify what constitutes institutionalization in... more...

  • Air Powerby Jeremy Black

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    This essential book offers a compelling and original interpretation of the rise of military aviation. Jeremy Black, one of the world?s finest scholars of military history, provides a lucid analysis of the use of airpower over land and sea both during the two world wars and the more limited wars of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. more...

  • State Capitalismby Joshua Kurlantzick

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99

    The combination of new technologies, the perceived failures of liberal economics and democracy in many developing nations, the rise of modern kinds of authoritarians, and the success of some of the best-known state capitalists have created an era ripe for state intervention. State Capitalism offers the sharpest analysis yet of what state capitalism's... more...

  • Anatomy of Authoritarianism in the Arab Republicsby Joseph Sassoon

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00

    Examines the system of authoritarianism in eight Arab republics, including life under these regimes and the mechanisms underpinning their resilience. more...

  • A World of Struggleby David Kennedy

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    A World of Struggle reveals the role of expert knowledge in our political and economic life. As politicians, citizens, and experts engage one another on a technocratic terrain of irresolvable argument and uncertain knowledge, a world of astonishing inequality and injustice is born. In this provocative book, David Kennedy draws on his experience... more...

  • How Armies Respond to Revolutions and Whyby Zoltan Barany

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    We know that a revolution's success largely depends on the army's response to it. But can we predict the military's reaction to an uprising? How Armies Respond to Revolutions and Why argues that it is possible to make a highly educated guess?and in some cases even a confident prediction?about the generals' response to a domestic revolt if we know... more...

  • Why Regional Parties?by Adam Ziegfeld

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    The first major study of India's regional parties which discusses why, when, and where they are electorally successful. more...