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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 62.00 US$ 49.60
After the Spanish-American War the United States, both by design and by accident, became involved in the Caribbean and the Far East on a scale that would have seemed highly improbable before 1898. As an "emerging" world power, the United States had to grapple with new issues, among them the role of military men and military power in protecting and... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 34.95
Days of Decision spans a century of American foreign policymaking, from the Spanish- American War of 1898 to the attacks of September 11, 2001. Michael J. Nojeim and David P. Kilroy carefully examine twelve foreign-policy landmarks, each of which played a crucial role in shaping world history and led to profound changes in U.S. foreign policy. Devoting... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 26.95
Helicopter pilots in Vietnam kidded one another about being nothing but glorified bus drivers. But these ?rotor heads? saved thousands of American lives while performing what the Army classified as the most dangerous job it had to offer. One in eighteen did not return home. Tom A. Johnson flew the UH-1 ?Iroquois? ? better known as the ?Huey? ? in... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95
During the last five decades, U.S. cultural diplomacy programs have withered because of politics and accidents of history that have subordinated cultural diplomacy to public relations campaigning, now called ?public diplomacy.? With anti-Americanism on the rise worldwide, cultural diplomacy should become an immediate priority, but politicians continue... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 17.95
Donald E. Nuechterlein examines George W. Bush?s transformation of American foreign policy and the repercussions for the future. Defiant Superpower recounts how the Bush administration?s bold actions in response to September 11, 2001, toppled the Taliban and displayed American strength. But by 2002, much of the world, including our allies, had become... more...
- Potomac Books 2012; US$ 34.95
William Douglas Pawley was a cross between Indiana Jones and Donald Trump. A self-made millionaire with little education, he immersed himself in whatever business venture he chose and usually came out on top. As a sales representative for the Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Pawley traveled to China in the 1930s and positioned himself as the single source... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 1999; US$ 15.00
Famous for his delectably dry humor, Senator Bob Dole brings us the ultimate bipartisan book: some of his favorite witticisms, hilarious remarks, and wry observations of the great political figures of this century. Bob Dole's political career may not have taken him to the White House, but he did pick up some great stories along the way. In this delightful... more...
- Pearson Education 2005; US$ 26.99
This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version. General Douglas A. MacArthur's extraordinary life of leadership spanned three wars and more than six decades inside and outside the military. He defined principles of leadership that were decades ahead of their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Despite the overwhelming opposition on the left to the war in Iraq, many prominent liberals supported the war on humanitarian grounds. They argued that the war would rid the world of a brutal dictator and liberate the Iraqi people from totalitarian oppression, paving the way for a democratic transformation of the country. In A Pact with the Devil... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2006; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29
A Companion to Post-1945 America is an original collection of 34 essays by key scholars on the history and historiography of Post-1945 America. Covers society and culture, people and movements, politics and foreign policy Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic Includes book review section on essential readings... more...