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- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 49.95
The aim of this book is to conduct a critical survey of the main tools devised for the synthetic measurement of globalization processes. To this end, the first part of the book discusses the meaning of the concept considered, highlighting the different and often contradictory interpretations put forward in its regard in the literature. Subsequently... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 34.99
While many books have offered a take on the attacks of 9/11, one area has been comparatively ignored: presidential justifications for war in the age of terrorism. Specifically, what did President Bush say to justify American military actions in the postD9/11 world? And how did the public hear what he said, especially as it was filtered through the... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 19.95
John Brady Kiesling, a twenty-year veteran of the foreign service, publicly resigned his position as political counselor of the U.S. Embassy in Athens in February 2003 to protest the Bush administration?s impending invasion of Iraq. He believed that the security, economic, and moral costs of this war, including the blackening of America?s image abroad,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.74
A riveting portrait of President Bush as he broadens the war on terror overseas?and plunges into high-stakes political battles at home "They misunderestimated me," George W. Bush famously remarked on the eve of his historic presidency. Fractured syntax aside, Bush was right: his detractors misunderstood his appeal to the American public, and underestimated... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2004; US$ 12.95
?George W. Bush is a liar. He has lied large and small, directly and by omission. He has mugged the truth?not merely in honest error, but deliberately, consistently, and repeatedly.? ?from the Introduction All American presidents have lied, but George W. Bush has relentlessly abused the truth. In this scathing indictment of the president and his inner... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.95
Dubbed by Barron?s as ?The Shadow CIA,? George Friedman?s global intelligence company, Stratfor, has provided analysis to Fortune 500 companies, news outlets, and even the U.S. government. Now Friedman delivers the geopolitical story that the mainstream media has been unable to uncover ? the startling truth behind America?s foreign policy and war... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95
Dick Cheney is the most powerful yet most unpopular vice president in U.S. history. He has thrived alongside a president who from day one had little interest in policy and limited experience in the ways of Washington. Yet Cheney?s quiet, steady rise to prominence over a span of three decades occurred largely behind the scenes. Now veteran reporters... more...
- Scribner 2006; US$ 13.99
In Destined for Destiny , George W. Bush offers readers an intimate, plainspoken, and often readable look at the character-shaping achievements that led to his inevitable rise to the office of President of the United States. Written from the heart, not from the brain, this definitive autobiography takes readers on a journey through the 43rd President's... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19
In The Folly of Empire , John B. Judis shows that history teaches valuable lessons that have allowed our leaders to avoid repeating past mistakes. Judis demonstrates how later presidents drew upon the painful lessons learned by Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson when they tried to use American power unilaterally to carve out a world in their image.... more...
- Zed Books 2004; US$ 20.95
George W. Bush has fundamentally changed Americas place in the world. In some neo-conservative circles the word empire is back in fashion, and a great republic that broke away from the British empire is now supposed to be proud of its new imperial role. This book explains how the neo-conservatives and the petro-military complex have... more...