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- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 52.00
This new edition of market-leading textbook contains both updated and new material to give the most current coverage of the subject. more...
- Vij Books India Private Limited 2015; US$ 32.00
The sudden emergence of the so-called Islamic State (generally referred to as the ISIS) in territories of Iraq and Syria in 2014, shocked the world with its gruesome acts of extreme violence and brutality, its blow to the Westphalian system of the nation state and its messianic drive to instigate a global war of apocalyptic proportions. With more... more...
- SAGE Publications 1990; US$ 50.00
In this book leading international social scientists analyze the extent to which we are seeing a globalization of culture. Differing explanations are offered for trends towards global unification and their relation to an economic world-system. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.00
In 1793, Lord George Macartney and an enormous delegation?including diplomats, doctors, scholars, painters, musicians, soldiers, and aristocrats?entered Beijing on a mission to open China to British trade. But Macartney?s famous refusal to perform the traditional kowtow before the Chinese Emperor was just one sign that the two empires would not see... more...
- Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 34.95
Recent studies on the meaning of cultural diplomacy in the twentieth century often focus on the United States and the Cold War, based on the premise that cultural diplomacy was a key instrument of foreign policy in the nation's effort to contain the Soviet Union. As a result, the term "cultural diplomacy" has become one-dimensional, linked to political... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 169.99
Thirty four essays by a team of leading scholars offering a broad reassessment of the cold war, calling into question orthodox ways of ordering the chronology of the period and presenting new insights into the global dimension of the conflict. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 20.50
Leading innovation expert Alec Ross explains what?s next for the world: the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years, and how we can navigate them. While Alec Ross was working as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, he traveled to forty-one countries, exploring the latest advances coming out of every... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 32.00
Although seen widely as the twentieth-century's great religious war, as a conflict between the god-fearing and the godless, the religious dimension of the Cold War has never been subjected to a scholarly critique. This unique study shows why religion is a key Cold War variable. A specially commissioned collection of new scholarship, it provides fresh... more...