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- UPA 2009; US$ 34.99
This book discusses Iranian culture before and after the Islamic Revolution of 1979, based on research conducted among American scholars who had lived and worked in Iran. It covers the religion and literature of the Iranian people, their attitudes toward technology, work, family, and authority, and their attitude towards Western culture. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 57.00
The United States and Iran have been estranged for 25 years. They have carried out a mutual process of demonization that is unprecedented in modern history, based on cultural hot buttons that have the power to galvanize the populations of both countries. Iranian leaders have characterized the United States as the Great Satan?an evil corruptor that... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 88.00
The record shows that the United States often acts as if it has license to disregard the sovereign rights of other peoples and nations. Kofas argues the United States has used Greece as a means of satisfying its own interests for the past half-century, and that Greece has suffered mightily at the hands of its protector. The United States has deemed... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 84.00
Recurring throughout our history are the ideas that repressive governments are doomed to failure; that liberty is a motivating force; that freedom comes with responsibilities and must be guided by principles; that the example of our democracy is a challenge to all forms of political repression and an inspiration to those desiring to be free. Wilson... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 41.00
Why do some American intelligence officials maintain fallout shelters and private contingency plans to evacuate their families in the event of a Russian nuclear strike?even in today's post-Cold War era of U.S.-Russian partnership? The frightening answer lies within the pages of War Scare , a terrifying assessment of the prospect for nuclear holocaust... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 18.00
This book carries a series of brief sketches on how twelve US presidents since Franklin Roosevelt perceived and dealt with South Asia?most particularly, of course, India and Pakistan, from World War II to present day. It proposes that US foreign policy was influenced by broad political-historical patterns as well as the personal whims and preferences... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 11.89
The bestselling author of Overthrow offers a new and surprising vision for rebuilding America's strategic partnerships in the Middle East What can the United States do to help realize its dream of a peaceful, democratic Middle East? Stephen Kinzer offers a surprising answer in this paradigm-shifting book. Two countries in the region, he argues,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 29.00
The behind-the-scenes story of how Ambassador Sackett used all his influence to help prevent Hitler from coming into power. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 79.99
This comprehensive book traces the full arc of U.S.-Brazilian bilateral relations over time. Despite the common critique of U.S. "neglect" of Brazil, Britta H. Crandall convincingly shows that the relationship has been marked by mutual, ongoing policy engagement. To be sure, different relative power positions and foreign policy traditions have limited... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book seeks to address the roots of the hostility that has characterized the United States? relationship with Cuba and has persisted for decades, long after the Cold War. It answers the question of why America?s Cold War era policy toward Cuba has not substantially changed, despite a radically changed international environment, going beyond the... more...