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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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95
Dick Cheney is the most powerful yet most unpopular vice president in U.S. history. He has thrived alongside a president who from day one had little interest in policy and limited experience in the ways of Washington. Yet Cheney?s quiet, steady rise to prominence over a span of three decades occurred largely behind the scenes. Now veteran reporters... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 19.95
In the last decade of the 20th century threats and applications of force often took centre stage. This text maintains that the use of force as an instrument of foreign policy is likely to grow, and that this prospect warrants concern and open debate. 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...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
Michael Hirsh draws on his reporting experience to offer an explanation of America's role in the world and the problems facing the nation today and in the future. He argues that America has a new role never before played by any nation: it is the world's Uberpower. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 29.99
Bringing to light a long-neglected aspect of Thomas Jefferson's political philosophy - the "ward republic" - Gary Hart here offers a blueprint for republican restoration in which every US citizen can participate democratically in the governing of his or her own life. more...
- Scribner 2006; US$ 13.99
In Destined for Destiny , George W. Bush offers readers an intimate, plainspoken, and often readable look at the character-shaping achievements that led to his inevitable rise to the office of President of the United States. Written from the heart, not from the brain, this definitive autobiography takes readers on a journey through the 43rd President's... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99
The world has turned against the United States . Anti-American sentiments have swept the globe. Foreign leaders, pundits, and ordinary people decry the United States , at best proclaiming their heartbreak that the American values they once admired have vanished, and at worst condemning America as a criminal state beyond redemption. The invasion... 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 24.95
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 the highest levels of the Bush administration. In so doing, Olbermann goes where most of the mainstream media fear... more...