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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 119.99
The Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy during the Cold War history offers a definitive reference of this turbulent period through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 25.99
A man who lived his life mostly in the shadows, Edward M. House is little known or remembered today; yet he was one of the most influential figures of the Wilson presidency. Wilson's chief political advisor, House played a key role in international diplomacy, and had a significant hand in crafting the Fourteen Points at the Paris Peace Conference.... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 50.00
When W. Kerr Scott (1896--1958) began his campaign for the North Carolina gubernatorial seat in 1948, his opponents derided his candidacy as a farce. However, the plainspoken dairy farmer quickly gathered loyal supporters and mobilized a grassroots attack on the entrenched interests that had long controlled the state government, winning the race in... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 32.95
Despite demonstrated prowess in the handling of ships and sailors, five years after receiving his commission, Jim Stavridis was planning on getting out of the Navy and going to law school. His assignments officer, a young lieutenant commander by the name of Mike Mullen (who would go on to become Chairman of the Joint Chiefs) noticed something special... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 41.30
This book analyzes and historicizes an important and popular motif in contemporary US political discourse: the notion that politics has become increasingly ?unreal.? At the turn of the millennium, the simulated quality of politics in general and of the US presidency in particular has become a major object of concern across a broad range of venues and... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
Focus. The 2014 Article IV Consultation focused on five broad themes to strengthen the recovery and improve the long-term outlook: raising productivity growth and labor force participation, confronting poverty, keeping public debt on a sustained downward path, smoothly managing the exit from zero policy rates, and securing a safer financial system. Main... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 33.99
In America's Search for Security , Sean Kay surveys major historical trends in American foreign policy and provides a new context for thinking about America?s rise to power from the founding period through the end of the Cold War. It details the post-Cold War rise of idealist foreign policy goals and the costs of abandoning realist roots, analyzing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
Between 1910 and 1945 the United States transformed itself into a Super Power. By 1945, with rivals in Europe and Asia shattered by world war, she dominated global economic, financial and political arrangements and monopolised the atomic bomb. This new Companion to History is an indispensable guide to this critical period in US history. It includes:... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
From the current vantage point, World War I was but one of a series of global military conflicts that defined the political landscape of the twentieth century. However, in the immediate aftermath of the war, it represented a seismic shift after which nothing would ever be the same again. This probing analysis penned just after the war's end focuses... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 80.13
Sicherheitspolitische Entscheidungen in Washington haben weitreichende Auswirkungen ? auch auf die deutsche Politik. Umso wichtiger ist es, sicherheitspolitischen Wandel identifizieren und erklären zu können. Die Arbeit entwickelt hierzu ein in der Forschung bis dato einzigartiges Konzept und stellt ausgewählte Theorien der Internationalen Beziehungen... more...