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A Possible Peace Between Israel and Palestine: An Insider's Account of the Geneva Initiative
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A Possible Peace Between Israel and Palestine: An Insider's Account of the Geneva Initiative

By Klein, Menachem

New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. BT1 - An uncorrected proof paperback book in very good condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. Translated by Haim Watzman. 9"x6", 222 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$5.00

Alliance Curse: How America Lost The Third World
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Alliance Curse: How America Lost The Third World

By Root, Hilton L.

Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2008. BT1 - An advance reading copy trade paperback book in near fine condition that has some bumped corners and light shelf wear. U.S. foreign policy needs a new playbook. 9"x6", 270 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$5.00

The Much Too Promised Land: America's Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace
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The Much Too Promised Land: America's Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace

By Miller, Aaron David

New York: Bantam Books, 2008. BT1 - An advance reading copy trade paperback book in near fine condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. 9"x6", 406 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$5.00

The Diplomats, 1939-1979
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The Diplomats, 1939-1979

By Craig, Gordon A. And Loewenheim, Francis L (Edited by)

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1994. BO4 - A first edition (complete numberline) hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by Francis L. Loewenheim to previous owner Dean Linda M. Quaidy of Rice University (association copy) on the front free endpaper in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. This volume offers a unique perspective on a turbulent and dangerous age by focusing on the activities and accomplishments of its diplomats. 9.5"x6.5", 747 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$55.00

Rising Star: China's New Security Diplomacy

By Gill, Bates

Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2007. CM6 - An advance reading copy trade paperback book in near fine condition that has small crack and bumped on the bottom spine. Rising Star forcuses on Chinese policy in three areas - regional security mechanisms, nonproliferation and arms control, and questions of sovereignity and intervention. 9"x6", 254 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$6.50

Challenge and Rejection: The United States and World Leadership, 1900-1921

By Pratt, Julius W.

New York: The MacMillan Company, 1967. T6 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), discoloration, and shelf wear. American Diplomatic History Series, General Editor: Armin Rappaport.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$5.00

American Ally: Tony Blair and the War on Terror
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American Ally: Tony Blair and the War on Terror

By Coughlin, Con

New York: Ecco, 2006. BS3 - An uncorrected proof trade paperback book in very good condition that has crease on the back top left corner and label on the back and light shelf. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC).

$10.00

Present History: War, Detente, and Other Crontroversies

By Draper, Theodore

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Vintage Books/Random House, 1983. BD5 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in tan and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with the original owner's name in ink and address label on the front endpaper plus there is some very light yellowing and soiling on the outside paper edges. A collection of articles and essays of historical analysis of the issues of international relations as of the early 1980s and focused on American nuclear policy, the Western Alliance, and legacy of Vietnam and their relationships to the threat of nuclear war, Détente and related political controversies. Endnotes, about the author. 409p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$1.75

Under the Gun: Nuclear Weapons and the Superpowers
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Under the Gun: Nuclear Weapons and the Superpowers

By Blacker, Coit D.

Stanford, CA, U.S.A.: Stanford Alumni Association, 1986. BH4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in illustrated white wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear plus a crease in the front cover at the top right corner. A title in the Portable Stanford series. A book that is a bit dated now. It looks at the history and substance of the questions considered by President Reagan and General Secretary Gorbachev while they were working on arms control. Endnotes, suggested reading, glossary, author biography, index, credits,193p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$1.75

Crisis and War
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Crisis and War

By James, Patrick

Montreal, Quebec, Canada: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1988. CB5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the front and back free endpapers, and the copyright page. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with the front and back endflaps glued to the fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library labels on the spine and back plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 6.5"x9.25". Ex-Library.

$3.00

The Idea of Peace in Antiquity
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The Idea of Peace in Antiquity

By Zampaglione, Gerardo; Dunn, Richard (translator)

Notre Dame, IN, U.S.A.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1973. CG2 - A hard cover first American edition book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine and gold lettering and graphics on the front with only very, very minor overall shelf wear plus the original owner's name and a date in ink on the front endpaper. An examination of the origin of the idea of peace. The author has looked both the ideas which inspired the major philosophical and political doctrines of antiquity plus the most significant literary works of those times. The idea presented is that violent warlike demands and the encouragement to heroism have often been inspired by both writers and philosophers but that peaceful undercurrents and tendencies have also always present and active in antiquity. The author was a member of the anti-Fascist Resistance in Italy and is a convinced pacifist. Translated from the Italian by Richard Dunn. Endnotes, indexed, 333p.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

After Yalta: America and the Origins of the Cold War
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After Yalta: America and the Origins of the Cold War

By Rose, Lisle A.

New York, New York, USA: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973. BX2 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with a dust jacket in good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in red cloth covered boards with metallic blue lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, label, and pocket on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large black marker), title page, copyright page, last page, and back endpaper plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there is some surface damage on the inside surface of the front board from where the library loosened the front endflap at one time plus the front endflap is taped down to the front board plus there is some very light water wrinkling on the bottom right corners. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus there is another label (about 1"x2.5") on the front plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve plus the endflaps are glued down and taped down to the boards. A book about the period immediately after World War II and the events that thrust the United States into a position of world leadership and the age of the atom bomb began. Endnotes, bibliographic note, indexed, 216p.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 5.75"x8.25". Ex-Library.

$2.50

International War: An Anthology

By Small, Melvin and J. David Singer (editors)

Chicago, Ilinois, USA: Dorsey Press, 1989. CH5 - A tight, sound copy in black and white photo illustrated burgandy wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with heavy yellow highlighting throughout the back half of the book plus there is some light foxing on the top outside paper edges. A collection of articles that provide an analysis of the problem of war in world history and international relations. The contributors include Gwynne Dyer, Paul Kennedy, Melvin Small, J. David Singer, Jack Levy Charles S. Gochman, Zeev Maoz, Polybius, Stephen Crane, Alan Moorehead, William, Pelfrey, J. Glenn Gray, John H. Faris, Theodore Roosevelt, Joseph C. McKenna, Sandra M. Schneiders, Thueydides, Melvin Small, James A. Schellenberg, Sigmund Freud, David Fabbro, James E. Dougherty, Richard L. Pfaltzgraff Jr., Geoffrey Blainey, Karl W. Deutsch, J. David Singer, Michael D. Wallace, Nazli Choucri, Robert C. North, Ralph K. White, L. L. Farrar Jr., Ole R. Holsti, Richard A. Brody, Robert C. North, Roscoe Balch, Henry Paley Gene Sharp, William James, Charles E. Osgood, Richard Hudson, Admiral John Lee, Paul H. Nitze, and Plinio Prioreschi. 19p.. 2nd Edition. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.50

Moscow, Germany, and the West from Khrushchev to Gorbachev

By Sodaro, Michael J.

Ithaca, New York, USA: Cornell University Press, 1991. BC2 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copyin black and white photo illustrated red and white wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some very light overall rubbing of the covers plus there is a heavy crease on the back cover down towards the bottom left corner plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the copyright page, and the inside surface of the back cover. A comparative analysis of Soviet and East German foreign policy toward West Germany beginning in 1963 with Nikita Khrushcev's attempts to strengthen Moscow's ties with Bonn through the opening of the Berlin wall at the end of 1989 and the collapse of East German communist rule. Indexed, 423p.. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$2.50

An Uncertain Friendship: Theodore Roosevelt and Japan, 1960-1909

By Neu, Charles E.

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Harvard University Press, 1967. BH4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus there is tape staining on the inside surfaces of the boards plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there is some very light tape staining on the front and back endpapers plus there is some very light soiling on the outside board surfaces plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, copyright page, and back endpaper. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very light fading on the spine plus there is a library label on the spine plus the endflaps are glued to the inside surfaces of the boards plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A book that examines Theodore Roosevelt's last great adventure in world politics in the Japanese-American crisis of 1906-1909. The tension generated by this crisis affected the development of American strategy in the Pacific Ocean including the roles of Great Britain and Canada. Selected bibliography, indexed, 347p.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$11.50

The Restoration of Politics: Interrogating History About a Civilization in Crisis

By Liska, George

Lanham, Maryland, USA: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1996. BE3 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated green wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some scattered very light rubbing on the back cover. A book about politics and culture and how history and a American citizens' awareness of this history and/or ignorance of it impact American foreign policy and international relations and politics in the post-Cold War era. Endnotes, indexed, 132p.. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$2.00

France, Germany and the Western Alliance: A Study of Elite Attitudes on European Integration and World Politics

By Deutsch, Karl W., Lewis J. Edinger, Roy C. Macridis, and Richard L. Merritt

New York, New York, USA: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967. CF4 - A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light creasing and cupping of the spine plus there is some very light overall rubbing of the covers plus there is some light yellowing of the outside paper edges plus there is some light creasing on the front and back covers plus there is the original owner's name and a date in black ink on the half title page. A study of the foreign policy problems in Western European politics related to European integration, the Cold War in relation to world politics, and especially the relationship of French and German attitudes towards the Western Alliance. Indexed, 324p.. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.50