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- University of California Press 2005; US$ 27.95 US$ 23.76
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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 164.99 US$ 148.49
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...
- Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 114.99 US$ 103.49
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 34.99 US$ 31.49
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Bringing together a number of recognized international experts, this book considers the impact of changes in American foreign policy on the East Asian region, as well as the evolving nature of American policy itself. Specific case studies consider America's relations with the most important countries of the region, including China, a potential strategic... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 134.99 US$ 121.49
This work explores how Soviet analysts interpret American domestic politics and social movements by examining their answers to such questions as: "Who rules America?" "How do these rulers stay in power?" and "How do the major classes interact in the American social and political arenas?" Mills demonstrates that, despite growing Soviet understanding... more...
- Oxford University Press 1984; US$ 34.95 US$ 31.46
Focusing on two major figures--Woodrow Wilson and David Lloyd George--this groundbreaking book explores the ways that the United States and Great Britain responded to the momentous challenge of revolution during the beginning years of this century. more...