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Russian Eurasianism: An Ideology of Empire by Marlène Laruelle

Russian Eurasianism: An Ideology of Empire

Author(s)
Marlène Laruelle

This volume examines the political presuppositions and expanding intellectual impact of Eurasianism, a movement promoting an ideology of Russian-Asian greatness, which has begun to take hold throughout Russia, Kazakhstan, and Turkey.

China's Communist Party: Atrophy and Adaptation by David Shambaugh

China's Communist Party: Atrophy and Adaptation

Author(s)
David Shambaugh

David Shambaugh argues that although China's Communist Party has been languishing in a protracted state of atrophy, it has also recently embarked on a process of fierce critical introspection, adaptation, and reinvention to insure its own survival and future dominance in China.

Immigration and Integration in Urban Communities: Renegotiating the City, edited by Lisa M. Hanley, Blair A. Ruble, and Allison M. Garland

Immigration and Integration in Urban Communities: Renegotiating the City

In nations across the globe, immigration policies have abandoned strategies of multiculturalism in favor of a “play the game by our rules or leave” mentality. Immigration and Integration in Urban Communities shows how immigrants negotiate with longtime residents over economic, political, cultural, and linguistic boundaries.

The Soviet Union and the June 1967 Six Day War, edited by Yaacov Ro’i and Boris Morozov

The Soviet Union and the June 1967 Six Day War

Why did the Soviet Union spark war in 1967 between Israel and the Arab states by falsely informing Syria and Egypt that Israel was massing troops on the Syrian border? Based on newly available archival sources, The Soviet Union and the June 1967 Six Day War answers this controversial question more fully than ever before. 

Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change, edited by Douglas W. Blum

Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change

Russia is struggling to rebuild its power and identity in an era of globalization. The contributors to Russia and Globalization explore the difficulty of guaranteeing a stable domestic order, focus on Russia’s efforts to respond to the challenges posed by globalization, and examine the ways in which it is reconceptualizing its role as an international actor.

Undeclared War and the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy by Kenneth B. Moss

Undeclared War and the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy

Author(s)
Kenneth B. Moss

Undeclared wars have a history in the United States almost as old as the country itself. Kenneth B. Moss demonstrates that though the framers of the Constitution had a broad notion of the varieties of war and the authority under which they would be undertaken without a formal declaration, Congress and the President are leading the United States into conflicts without fundamental oversight and accountability.

Soft Power and Its Perils: U.S. Cultural Policy in Early Postwar Japan and Permanent Dependency by Takeshi Matsuda

Soft Power and Its Perils: U.S. Cultural Policy in Early Postwar Japan and Permanent Dependency

Author(s)
Takeshi Matsuda

This book examines the cultural aspects of U.S.-Japan relations during the postwar Occupation and the early years of the Cold War and analyzes their effect on the adoption of democratic values by the Japanese.

Local Consequences of the Global Cold War, edited by Jeffrey A. Engel

Local Consequences of the Global Cold War

Up to now the study of cold war history has been fully engaged in stressing the international character and broad themes of the story. This volume turns such diplomatic history upside down by studying how actions of international relations affected local popular life.

The Art of Conversation: dialogue at the Woodrow Wilson Center by George Liston Seay and Peter J. Bean

The Art of Conversation: dialogue at the Woodrow Wilson Center

Author(s)
George Liston Seay, Peter J. Bean

A collection of conversations from dialogue, a weekly radio and television series of extensive interviews.

Re-envisioning the Chinese Revolution: The Politics and Poetics of Collective Memories in Reform China, edited by Ching Kwan Lee and Guobin Yang

Re-envisioning the Chinese Revolution: The Politics and Poetics of Collective Memories in Reform China

Re-envisioning the Chinese Revolution is the first comprehensive study of contemporary memories of China’s revolutionary epoch, from the time of Japanese imperialism through the Cultural Revolution.

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