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Revolution

Revolution: the Reagan Legacy gives a vivid account of how Reagan came to power, the way he governed, and the people around him—Bush, Haig, Deaver, Weinberger, Shultz, Stockman, Jim Baker, Don Regan, Casey, North—right through a detailed analysis of the Iran-Contra affair.


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Ronald Reagan

The authors offer new perspectives on Ronald Reagan’s primary accomplishment as president: persuading the Soviets to reduce their nuclear arsenals and end the Cold War. They detail how he achieved this success and in the process explain why Americans consider Reagan one of our greatest presidents.


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Russia, Ukraine and the Breakup of the Soviet Union

Focusing on the critical relationship between Ukraine and Russia, renowned scholar Roman Szporluk chronicles the final two decades in the history of the Soviet Union and presents a story that is often lost in the standard interpretations of the collapse of communism.


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Russia and Its Islamic World

Robert Service discusses Russia’s long and difficult relationship with Islam, within its borders and across the world, from the thirteenth century to the present. He maps Russia’s complex and sometimes contradictory interactions with its Muslims, nearby Muslim states, and the Middle East, exploring centuries of Russian territorial expansion, Muslim jihad, the Soviet assault on Islam, the fall of the Soviet Union, and Russia’s current bid to reestablish itself as a world power.


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Russia's 1996 Presidential Election

In June 1996, for the first time in thousand years, Russian citizens were given the chance to select their head of state in a democratic election. Michael McFaul analyzes three major factors that combine to explain why Boris Yeltsin's victory, should have been expected, discusses the reasons behind Yeltsin's victory, and examines its impact on electoral politics in post-Soviet Russia.


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Select Telegrams between Chiang Kai-shek and T. V. Soong (1940–1943)

This volume presents correspondence exchanged from 1940 to 1943 between T. V. Soong and Chiang Kai-shek, two of the most important figures in modern Chinese history. Their telegrams during this critical period provide new understanding of the U.S.-China relationship during World War II, offering a close examination of the differences in political culture, cognitions, and beliefs of the two nations, and detail T.V. Soong's contributions to that relationship. Edited by Wu Jingping & Tai-chun Kuo and published by Fudan University Press.


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Solzhenitsyn in Exile

Solzhenitsyn in Exile rises out of the aiding interest in Solzhenitsyn: the political image, the writer, and the man. There are four aspects to this volume: the change in attitude toward Solzhenitsyn in the West after his expulsion from the USSR; literary criticism of his oeuvre since his expulsion from Russia; newly translated memoirs and interviews; and bibliographies of works about Solzhenitsyn and his writings.


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Soviet Defectors

"Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own and to return to his country." The U.N. Declaration of Human Rights


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Stalin's Loyal Executioner

Stalin's Loyal Executioner, drawn from still-classified Soviet archives, chronicles the meteoric and bloody career of Nikolai Ezhov, NKVD leader and security chief, revealing the tragic scope of communist terrorism under Joseph Stalin.


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T. V. Soong

This collection of photographs—many taken from his personal family album—and other historical documents chronicle the life of one of the most influential political figures in modern Chinese history. From his birth and early life in Shanghai to his years on the world stage to his death in San Francisco in 1971, these photos shed new light on the life on the man who in his time was the face of modern China. Edited by Tai-chun Kuo and Wu Jingping and published by Fudan University Press.


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Thoughts of a Philosophical Fighter Pilot

Thoughts on issues of character, leadership, integrity, personal and public virtue, and ethics, the selections in this volume converge around the central theme of how man can rise with dignity to prevail in the face of adversity—lessons just as valid for the challenges of present-day life as they were for the author's Vietnam experience.


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The Unbearable Heaviness of Governing

Taking a critical look at the realities that have shaped the first stage of Barack Obama's presidency, Morton Keller offers a history-focused examination of Obama's developing style of governing, with particular attention to his signature policies of the stimulus, financial, and health care reforms. The author considers this presidency in light of the facts of contemporary political life and the nature of key government institutions, such as Congress and the bureaucracy, and discusses what may lie ahead for the president's policies and political prospects.


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A Vietnam Experience

Admiral Stockdale looks back at his ten years in Vietnam. Ranging in subject from methods of communication in prison to military ethics to the principles of leadership, the thirty-four selections contained in this volume are a unique record of what their author calls a "melting experience," a pressure-packed existence that forces one to grow.


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War, Revolution, and Peace in Russia

Frank Golder's writings from Russia, published here for the first time, detail the dramatic events he observed from the twilight of imperial rule to the dawn of Stalinism. He provides the firsthand account of the tumultuous events that transformed Russian politics, society, and culture from the last years of the Romanov dynasty through the first decade of Bolshevik power.


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When the AK-47s Fall Silent
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