The Missionary and the Libertine
Love and War in East and West
Paperback ISBN: 0375705376
The author of Anglomania explores the synergy between Eastern and Western thought in a collection of twenty-five insightful and eclectic essays on topics ranging from biographical profiles and popular culture to literary criticism. Reprint.
A Very Short Introduction
Paperback ISBN: 0192801686
This book charts a path through the outpouring of efforts to understand and explain modern terrorism, by asking what makes terrorism different from other forms of political, military action; what makes it effective; and what can be done about it. It unravels complex central questions such as whether terrorists are criminals, whether terrorism is a kind of war, what kind of threat terrorism represents, how far media publicity sustains terrorism, and whether democracy is especially vulnerable to terrorist attack. It examines the historical ideological and local roots of terrorist violence, and the success of specific terrorist and anti-terrorist campaigns in the more distant as well as the recent past.
Face to Face With the Bomb
Nuclear Reality After the Cold War
Hardcover ISBN: 0801872022
The New York Times photographer documents America’s nuclear arsenal in all of its complexity and international scope, introducing readers to this still-active infrastructure of mass destruction.
Germany and the Politics of Europe's Money
Paperback ISBN: 0822321718
Traces the dynamics of German policy toward the European Monetary System and develops a new analytical framework for deciphering how international institutions affect domestic politics and how, in turn, domestic politics influence state policies towards t
The President, the Prophet, and the Shah-1979 and the Coming of Militant Islam
Hardcover ISBN: 0316323942
An account of the 444-day Iran hostage crisis describes how a mob of students, inspired by a then-virtually unknown Khomeini, seized the American embassy in 1979, in a chronicle that documents the year they spent as political prisoners, the contributions of such figures as Jimmy Carter and the Shah, and the doomed Desert One rescue mission. By the author of Shooting the Moon. 25,000 first printing.