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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.00
A major new book by New York Times bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman ( The Next 100 Years ), with a bold thesis about coming events in Europe. This provocative work examines ?flashpoints,? unique geopolitical hot spots where tensions have erupted throughout history, and where conflict is due to emerge again. ?There... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00
In Cold War historiography, the 1960s are often described as a decade of mounting diplomatic tensions and international social unrest. At the same time, they were a period of global media revolution: communication satellites compressed time and space, television spread around the world, and images circulated through print media in expanding ways.... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 24.99
Dieter Grimm?s accessible introduction to the concept of sovereignty ties the evolution of the idea to historical events, from the religious conflicts of sixteenth-century Europe to today?s trends in globalization and transnational institutions. Grimm wonders whether recent political changes have undermined notions of national sovereignty, comparing... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 38.99
This thoroughly revised and updated reader traces the relationship between the United States and Latin America from the early nineteenth century to the present. Methodologically interdisciplinary, yet comparative and historical, this collection will benefit all readers interested in the complex and ever-evolving ?American? relationship. more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2015; US$ 32.99
An inside view of China's quest to become a global wine power and Bordeaux's attempt to master the thirsty dragon it helped create The wine merchants of Bordeaux and the rising entrepreneurs of China would seem to have little in common?old world versus new, tradition versus disruption, loyalty versus efficiency. And yet these two communities have... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99
Charles Tilly and Sidney Tarrow present a set of analytical tools and procedures for study, comparison, and explanation of the diverse forms of contention that comprise contentious politics, including revolutions, social movements, religious and ethnic conflict, nationalism and civil rights, and transnational movements. The authors demonstrate that... 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...
- Pambazuka Press 2011; US$ 21.99
In one of the first analyses of contemporary IndianAfrican relations, this detailed book draws upon a collection of case studies that explore interrelated topics such as trade, investment, development aid, civil society relations, security, and geopolitics. While China's relationship to Africa has been thoroughly examined, knowledge and analysis of... more...