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Diplomatic Studies

Greek-American Relations from Monroe to Truman

| Filed under: Diplomatic Studies, New Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations
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The pre–Cold War motives of American intervention in Greece

Most studies of U.S. relations with Greece focus on the Cold War period, beginning with the enunciation of the Truman Doctrine in 1947. There is little substance in … Read the rest

 


Buried in the Sands of the Ogaden

| Filed under: Diplomatic Studies, New Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations
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Description How the Cold War came to Africa—and everybody lost

When the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) between the Soviet Union and United States faltered during the administration of Jimmy Carter, National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski claimed that … Read the rest

 


NATO before the Korean War

| Filed under: Diplomatic Studies, New Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations, Political Science & Politics, U.S. Foreign Relations
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“Professor Kaplan is the leading authority on the history of NATO, and this book is one of his best contributions on the subject. Thoroughly researched and gracefully written, it is without question the definitive treatment of NATO’s origins and early

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The American Revolution through British Eyes

and | Filed under: American History, Diplomatic Studies, Military History
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Description Eyewitness accounts of the War of Independence by British observers and participants

The letters in this collection were written mostly by British military officers and diplomats reporting directly to their superiors in London. Many of the writers … Read the rest

 


Donn Piatt

| Filed under: Biography, Diplomatic Studies, History
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“In Peter Bridges, this hearty hater and doughty defender has been given a worthy biographer.”

The Journal of American History

DescriptionA celebrated diplomat and editor whose outspoken opinions shaped views on the national agenda

Born … Read the rest

 


Safe for Decolonization

| Filed under: Diplomatic Studies, New Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Foreign Relations
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How America left its indelible footprint on the culture and politics of Singapore

In the first decade after World War II, Singapore underwent radical political and socioeconomic changes with the progressive retreat of Great Britain from … Read the rest

 


Seeing Drugs

| Filed under: Diplomatic Studies, New Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Foreign Relations
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A timely historical analysis of a persistent global problem

Since its declaration in the early 1970s, the American drug war has spanned the globe in a quest to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the United … Read the rest

 


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