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  • Legitimacy in Global Governanceby Jonas Tallberg; Karin Bäckstrand; Jan Aart Scholte

    OUP Oxford 2018; US$ 79.99

    This book examines legitimacy in global governance - that is, how people, from citizens to elites, perceive of institutions such as the United Nations, International Monetary Fund, and European Union. more...

  • The Reputational Imperativeby Mahesh Shankar

    Stanford University Press 2018; US$ 70.00

    India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, left behind a legacy of both great achievements and surprising defeats. Most notably, he failed to resolve the Kashmir dispute with Pakistan and the territorial conflict with China. In the fifty years since Nehru's death, much ink has been spilled trying to understand the decisions behind these puzzling... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Chinese Foreign Affairsby Lawrence R. Sullivan; Robert L. Paarlberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2018; US$ 114.00

    Historical Dictionary of Chinese Foreign Affairs contains a chronology, an introduction, a glossary, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries on major events, national institutions, foreign nations, and personages impacting Chinese foreign affairs. more...

  • Rising Titans, Falling Giantsby Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

    Cornell University Press 2018; US$ 45.00

    As a rising great power flexes its muscles on the political-military scene it must examine how to manage its relationships with states suffering from decline; and it has to do so in a careful and strategic manner. In Rising Titans, Falling Giants Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson focuses on the policies that rising states adopt toward their declining... more...

  • America Firstby Danny Toma

    Regnery Publishing 2018; US$ 12.99

    Donald Trump, Statesman? Critics dismissed the idea out of hand. Even his fans questioned whether President Trump could do what other presidents had considered impossible. But in less than two years, Trump has:  - Put North Korea on the path to de-nuclearization and peace with South Korea.  - Destroyed the "state" of the Islamic State.  ... more...

  • Who Fights for Reputationby Keren Yarhi-Milo

    Princeton University Press 2018; Not Available

    How psychology explains why a leader is willing to use military force to protect or salvage reputation In Who Fights for Reputation , Keren Yarhi-Milo provides an original framework, based on insights from psychology, to explain why some political leaders are more willing to use military force to defend their reputation than others. Rather than... more...

  • Every Day Is Extraby John Kerry

    Simon & Schuster UK 2018; US$ 17.39

    Every Day Is Extra is John Kerry’s personal story . The title comes from a saying he and his buddies had in Vietnam. A child of privilege, Kerry went to private schools and Yale, then enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War . He commanded river patrols – swift boats – and was highly decorated, but he discovered that the truth about what... more...

  • Every Day Is Extraby John Kerry

    Simon & Schuster 2018; US$ 16.99

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER John Kerry tells the story of his remarkable American life—from son of a diplomat to decorated Vietnam veteran, five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, and Secretary of State for four years—a revealing memoir by a witness to some of the most important events of our recent history. Every... more...

  • Recklessby Robert K. Brigham

    PublicAffairs 2018; US$ 34.00

    Henry Kissinger's role in the Vietnam War prolonged the American tragedy and doomed the government of South Vietnam The American war in Vietnam was concluded in 1973 after eight years of fighting, bloodshed, and loss. Yet the terms of the truce that ended the war were effectively identical to what had been offered to the Nixon administration four... more...

  • Not for the Faint of Heartby Wendy R. Sherman

    PublicAffairs 2018; US$ 34.00

    Distinguished diplomat Ambassador Wendy Sherman brings readers inside the negotiating room to show how to put diplomatic values like courage, power, and persistence to work in their own lives. Few people have sat across from the Iranians and the North Koreans at the negotiating table. Wendy Sherman has done both. During her time as the lead... more...