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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 21.99
A century ago, the Theodore Roosevelt administration believed building an American empire was the only way the U.S. could ensure its role in the world, but came to see the occupation of the Philippines as America's "heel of Achilles." Woodrow Wilson, shocked by the failure of American intervention in Mexico and by the outbreak of World War I, came... 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 24.95
Countdown with Keith Olbermann , must-see viewing?and the fastest-growing news show on cable TV. In these segments, Olbermann calls out the perpetrators of mismanagement, brutality, cronyism, and the appalling lack of accountability at the highest levels of the Bush administration. In so doing, Olbermann goes where most of the mainstream media fear... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 14.95
Millions of working Americans talk, act, and vote as if their economic interests match those of the megawealthy, the multinational corporations, and the politicians who do their bidding. How did this happen? Bestselling author Thom Hartmann says it's because the apologists of the Right have become masters of the subtle and largely subconscious aspects... more...
- Zed Books 2008; US$ 28.95
For over a century now, America has dominated global politics and the global imagination. Yet as the dollar declines, inequality increases, rates of consumption are unprecedented and American unilateralism comes under fire, such hegemony is increasingly unsustainable. In this provocative new book, leading sociologist Jan Nederveen Pieterse asks whether... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 36.95
It has never been more important for Americans to understand why the world both hates and loves the United States. In What They Think of Us , a remarkable group of writers from the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and Latin America describes the world's profoundly ambivalent attitudes toward the United States--before and since 9/11. While many people... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 17.99
Ever since George W. Bush began running for public office in the 1990s, questions have been raised in the public eye about his service in the Air National Guard during the late 1960s and early 1970s -- when countless American soldiers (John Kerry among them) were serving heroically in Vietnam. By the time of the presidential race in 2000, it was clear... more...
- UPA 2009; US$ 34.99
This book reevaluates the Bush Administration, transferring the blame for eight years of failures and atrocities squarely to the American voters. Redd includes chapters on the Supreme Court's role in the 2000 election, a comparison of Kerry and Bush in the 2004 election, and a reaction to the 2008 election. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; Not Available
Um den Irakkrieg war intensiv wie nie zuvor eine Auseinandersetzung öffentlicher Diplomatie entbrannt. Viele Gesellschaften sollten für die Unterstützung des Krieges gewonnen werden oder umgekehrt dafür, ihn zu verhindern. Um diesen Prozess zu verstehen wird das Konzept Public Diplomacy in diesem Band in normativen, theoretischen und empirischen Analysen... more...