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  • US Foreign Policy and the Iran Hostage Crisisby David Patrick Houghton

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    An analysis of one of the greatest foreign policy disasters. more...

  • Same Bed, Different Dreamsby David M. Lampton

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    The title of this unique insider's look at a crucial decade of Sino-American interchange derives from a Chinese expression that describes a relationship of two people whose lives are intimately intertwined but who do not fundamentally communicate with each other. David M. Lampton, former president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations,... more...

  • Perils of Dominanceby Gareth Porter

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    Perils of Dominance is the first completely new interpretation of how and why the United States went to war in Vietnam. It provides an authoritative challenge to the prevailing explanation that U.S. officials adhered blindly to a Cold War doctrine that loss of Vietnam would cause a "domino effect" leading to communist domination of the area. Gareth... more...

  • The United States and Brazilby Monica Hirst

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95

    This book is a succinct overview of the history of US-Brazilian relations over the past two decades. Monica Hirst considers economic relations between the two countries, presenting pertinent statistical information and detailing key economic policy disputes between the two governments (as well as the ongoing negotiations regarding a free trade agreement... more...

  • Poland, the United States, and the Stabilization of Europe, 1919-1933by Neal Pease

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    In the eyes of the world, no European nation appeared more vulnerable to its enemies than inter-war Poland. This is the first full-length study of the relations between Poland and the U.S. following World War I, when Polish officials sought American political and financial support on behalf of their beleaguered state. Drawing on exhausive archival... more...

  • Alternative Pathsby David W. McFadden

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 164.99 US$ 141.89

    Between 1917 and 1920--from the Bolshevik Revolution to the definitive statement of American opposition to Bolshevik Russia--Soviets and Americans searched for ways to effect meaningful interactions between their two nations in the absence of formal diplomatic relations. During these years, wide-ranging discussions occurred on a variety of serious... more...

  • Race for Sanctionsby Francis Njubi Nesbitt

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 31.95

    "An important contribution to the political history of this period [and] a must for those interested in the influence of the great pan-Africanists." -- Elliott P. Skinner This study traces the evolution of the anti-apartheid movement from its origins in the 1940s through the civil rights... more...

  • Sino-American Relationsby Professor Radha Sinha

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 176.00

    Presenting a trenchant critique of America's political culture and its China policy, Radha Sinha explains the reasons for the mismatch between professed American values and the practice of statecraft by the American power elite. He examines the ways in which their relentless search for enemies has led the United States to violate the norms of international... more...

  • US-China Relations in the 21st Centuryby Zhiqun Zhu

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    US-China Relations in the 21st Century  addresses the bilateral relations of these two nations on an international, domestic, societal and individual level between 1990 and 2005. Peaceful power shifts remain a central dilemma in world politics, since historically power transition from a dominant nation to a challenger has been associated with international... more...

  • The United States and the End of the Cold Warby John Lewis Gaddis

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    The Cold War ended with an exhilarating wave of events: the toppling of the Berlin Wall, the rise of the dissident poet Vaclav Havel, the revolution in Romania. Americans rejoiced at the dramatic conclusion of the long struggle. "But victories in wars--hot or cold--tend to unfocus the mind," writes John Gaddis. "It can be a dangerous thing to have... more...