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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.49
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...
- Potomac Books 2012; US$ 24.95
The military adventure that George W. Bush embarked on within months of his inauguration in 2001 was to eclipse everything else in his presidency. His name will forever be synonymous with the ?war on terror.? What started as a military response to al Qaeda?s attacks in New York and Washington on 9/11, with the goal of neutralizing al Qaeda and its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
As the controversial presidency of George W. Bush draws to a close, this work provides the first dispassionate, even-handed assessment of Bush's years in office. Widely respected scholar and author Steven E. Schier goes beyond the perspective of contemporary political commentary, and draws on wide-ranging literature about presidential history and strategy... more...
- Atlantic Books 2009; US$ 9.99
In this latest collection of adventures, P. J. O'Rourke casts his mordant eye on America's recent forays into warfare. Imperialism has never been more fun. O'Rourke first travels to Kosovo, where he meets KLA veterans, Albanian refugees and peacekeepers, and confronts the paradox of 'the war that war-haters love to love'. He visits Egypt, Israel and... more...