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  • Reflections on the Triangular Relations of Beijing-Taipei-Washington Since 1995by Shiping Hua

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    This study explores the Taiwan issue from the three perspectives of Beijing, Taipei, and Washington since Taiwan leader Lee Teng-hui's visit to Cornell University in 1995. These are explored, by leading scholars, not only in terms of the three parties involved, but also in terms of the differences within each party. more...

  • Russian Strategic Thought toward Asiaby Gilbert Rozman; Kazuhiko Togo; Joseph P. Ferguson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    The book explains the Putin era's ambivalent approach to Asia and finds lessons from earlier approaches worthy of further attention. The overview compares how strategic thinking evolved, while reflecting on factors that shaped it. more...

  • The Rise of Anti-Americanismby Brendon O'Connor; Martin Griffiths

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Is anti-Americanism one of the last respectable prejudices, or are accusations of anti-Americanism a way to silence reasonable criticism of the United States? Is the recent rise in anti-Americanism principally a reaction to President George W. Bush and his administration, or does it reflect a general turn against America and Americans? Have we... more...

  • US Internal Security Assistance to South Vietnamby William Rosenau

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This new study of American support to the regime of Ngo Dinh Diem in South Vietnam illuminates many contemporary events and foreign policies. During the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations, the United States used foreign police and paramilitary assistance to combat the spread of communist revolution in the developing world. This became the single... more...

  • The Harp and the Shield of Davidby Shulamit Eliash

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Eliash examines the relationship between Ireland and the Zionist movement, and the state of Israel from the context of Palestine’s partition and the delay in Ireland’s recognition of the State of Israel until 1963. Analyzing the Irish attitude to the partition of Palestine through an analogy with that of Ireland, this engaging text compares both... more...

  • Open Secrets Of American Foreign Policyby Gordon Tullock

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 31.00 US$ 28.21

    American foreign policy is a dynamic and often controversial field, and is currently a topic of deep interest given recent developments in the Middle East, North Korea and China. In order to understand where US foreign policy is headed, it is important to first examine where it came from. This book provides an analysis of the political, economic and... more...

  • End of the Cold Warby Bogdan Denitch

    University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 33.00 US$ 28.05

    The End of the Cold War was first published in 1990. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Against the backdrop of unprecedented change in the world political and social order, Bogdan Denitch charts... more...

  • Imperial Eyesby Mary Louise Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    Updated and expanded throughout with new illustrations and new material, this is the long- awaited second edition of a highly acclaimed and interdisciplinary book which quickly established itself as a seminal text in its field. more...

  • Political Ethics and The United Nationsby Manuel Froehlich

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Based on a wealth of sources, files and interviews, and including previously unpublished material, this book explores the foundations of the political ethics of Dag Hammarskjöld, the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, examining how they influenced his actions in several key crisis situations. Hammarskjöld’s political innovations, such... more...

  • Great Powers and the Quest for Hegemonyby Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This timely book provides a general overview of Great Power politics and world order from 1500 to the present. Jeremy Black provides several historical case-studies, each of which throws light on both the power in question and the international system of the period, and how it had developed from the preceding period. The point of departure for this... more...