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- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 27.99
Since the end of the Cold War, the United States has lacked a grand strategy to replace "containment of communism." In this vacuum, the Bush administration has used the "war on terrorism" as an excuse for unilateralism, preemption, and hegemony. America is at a crossroads between empire and republic. In this bold new book, Hart refutes preemption... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
As correspondent for Newsweek , Michael Hirsh has traveled to every continent, reporting on American foreign policy. Now he draws on his experience to offer an original explanation of America's role in the world and the problems facing the nation today and in the future.Using colorful vignettes and up-close reporting from his coverage of the first... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 32.99
Rarely does scholarship anticipate the most dramatic events of the moment. In this timely work Gary Hart does just that, arguing for the restoration of republican virtues and for homeland security as an important first step. The American democratic republic has from its founding been a paradoxical success. Simultaneously attached to state and national... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 45.95
In this short, accessible book Layne and Thayer argue the merits and demerits of an American empire. With few, if any, rivals to its supremacy, the United States has made an explicit commitment to maintaining and advancing its primacy in the world. But what exactly are the benefits of American hegemony and what are the costs and drawbacks for this... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 24.95
Short, sharp, and oftentimes shocking, Keith Olbermann?s ?Special Comments? have made his nightly MSNBC program, 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... 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...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 38.95 US$ 35.44
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... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 49.00
By any measure, the 2008 presidential race has been historic. The race has created an enthusiasm and a high degree of interest in politics few have ever seen before. At the center of the race is Barack Obama, the first African American to become the presumptive Democratic nominee. Many Americans agree with his politics, and many don't, but most... more...
- Threshold Editions 2010; US$ 16.00
The Diary of President Barack Obama The White House May 19, 2010 I was going to write about tonight?s state dinner for Mexico and the amnesty plan, but we?ve got a national crisis here! I think somebody?s been snooping in this diary! The pages are all wrinkled! And the most personal entries are dog-eared! WHAT THE HELL?S GOING ON HERE? ... more...