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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Although the term national interest has long been used in reference to the foreign policy goals of nations, there has been no generally agreed upon definition of the concept; as a result, Donald E. Nuechterlein contends, there has been a tendency for foreign policy to be determined by institutional prejudice and past policy rather than by a systematic... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 21.95
For more than two decades at the beginning of the 20th century William S. Sims was at the forefront of naval affairs. From the revolution in naval gunnery that he led as a junior officer, to his advocacy for the Dreadnaught style all-big-gun battleship, to his development of torpedo boat and destroyer operations, he was a central figure in helping... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2015; US$ 34.95
At the end of the nineteenth century, the United States emerged as an economic colossus in command of a new empire. Yet for the next forty years the United States eschewed the kind of aggressive grand strategy that had marked other rising imperial powers in favor of a policy of moderation. In Power and Restraint , Jeffrey W. Meiser explores why the... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00
For more than a century, the United States has been the world's most powerful state. Now some analysts predict that China will soon take its place. Does this mean that we are living in a post-American world? Will China's rapid rise spark a new Cold War between the two titans? In this compelling essay, world renowned foreign policy analyst, Joseph... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95
The U.S. government has essentially two choices when dealing with adversarial states?isolate them or engage them. Isolate or Engage systematically examines the challenges to and opportunities for U.S. diplomatic relations with nine intensely adversarial states?China, Cuba, Iran, Libya, North Korea, U.S.S.R./Russia, Syria, Venezuela, and Vietnam:... more...
- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 79.50
Radicals such as socialists, syndicalists, and anarchists are often thought of as marginal in American history. However, in the early decades of the twentieth century, progressives?those who sought to regulate big business, reduce class conflict, and ameliorate urban poverty?took the radicals? ideas very seriously. In The New Freedom and the Radicals... more...
- Hodder Education Group 2015; US$ 23.98
Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A Level History students. This title:. - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A Level History specifications.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99
Intended for use as a main text for undergraduate courses or as a supplemental text in surveys, this work offers a succinct, comprehensive and objective examination of recent American history, avoiding unnecessary detail and trivia. Recommended further reading is provided for each era. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 6.98
When Strategies of Containment was first published, the Soviet Union was still a superpower, Ronald Reagan was president of the United States, and the Berlin Wall was still standing. This updated edition of Gaddis' classic carries the history of containment through the end of the Cold War. Beginning with Franklin D. Roosevelt's postwar plans,... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 46.00
"... reads like an extended magazine profile. It concentrates on his personality and his public image - and in many ways this is as it should be, since his most obvious attribute as a politician was showmanship... Among other New York mayors, only Giuliani can compare with him; and though Giuliani had to face a bigger challenge last year than anything... more...