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  • Mexico's Uneven Development

    The Geographical and Historical Context of Inequality

    By Oscar J. Martinez

    Mexico and the United States may be neighbors, but their economies offer stark contrasts. In Mexico’s Uneven Development: The Geographical and Historical Context of Inequality, Oscar J. Martínez explores Mexico’s history to explain why Mexico remains less developed than the United States. Weaving…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09

  • Cinema and Inter-American Relations

    Tracking Transnational Affect

    By Adrián Pérez Melgosa

    Cinema and Inter-American Relations studies the key role that commercial narrative films have played in the articulation of the political and cultural relationship between the United States and Latin America since the onset of the Good Neighbor policy (1933). Pérez Melgosa analyzes the evolution of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North

    By Marlene Laruelle

    This book offers the first comprehensive examination of Russia's Arctic strategy, ranging from climate change issues and territorial disputes to energy policy and domestic challenges. As the receding polar ice increases the accessibility of the Arctic region, rival powers have been manoeuvering for…

    Paperback – 2013-11-14

  • North American Borderlands

    Edited by Brian DeLay

    Since the early colonial period, historians have been fascinated with North America’s borderlands – places where people interacted across multiple, independent political and legal systems. Today the scholarship on these regions is more robust and innovative than ever before. North American…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07
    Rewriting Histories

  • Latino History and Culture

    An Encyclopedia

    By David J. Leonard, Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo

    Latinos are the fastest growing population in America today. This two-volume encyclopedia traces the history of Latinos in the United States from colonial times to the present, focusing on their impact on the nation in its historical development and current culture. "Latino History and Culture"…

    Hardback – 2009-10-07

  • History of American Foreign Policy, Volume 2: From 1895

    From 1895, 3rd Edition

    By Jerald A Combs

    Paperback – 2008-10-15

  • The Dynamics of Law

    4th Edition

    By Michael S Hamilton, George W Spiro

    Thoroughly revised and updated, this widely used text offers a concise introduction to the American legal system for students without a legal background. The book's coverage is cross-disciplinary, informed by the literature of law, business administration and the social sciences, especially public…

    Paperback – 2008-01-25

  • An Atlas and Survey of Latin American History

    By Michael LaRosa, German R. Mejia

    An Atlas and Survey of Latin American History makes the geography, the demography, and the political, social, and economic history of the region easily accessible in clearly drawn black-and-white maps and accompanying text. Fully up to date, it provides a topical overview of Latin American…

    Paperback – 2006-10-23

  • Meeting the Challenge of 9/11: Blueprints for More Effective Government

    Blueprints for More Effective Government

    By Thomas H. Stanton

    9/11 revealed serious public sector shortcomings in such areas as border security and immigration control, cybersecurity, and first responses to hostile acts. This book focuses on how to make government more effective, especially in our post-9/11 era of heightened concern for national and homeland…

    Paperback – 2006-08-30

  • U.S. Foreign Policy Toward the Third World: A Post-cold War Assessment

    A Post-cold War Assessment

    By Jurgen Ruland, Theodor Hanf, Eva Manske

    The contributors to this work examine the evolution of U.S. foreign policy toward the Third World, and the new policy challenges facing developing nations in the post-Cold War era. The book incorporates the key assessment standards of U.S. foreign policies directed toward critical regions,…

    Paperback – 2005-10-31

  • Decisions and Dilemmas: Case Studies in Presidential Foreign Policy Making Since 1945

    Case Studies in Presidential Foreign Policy Making Since 1945, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Strong

    This book's unique combination of case studies and commentaries provides the basis for a systematic discussion of the role of individual leaders and complex institutions in U.S. foreign policy making. The case studies present routine and urgent, controversial and consensus-driven decisions in nine…

    Paperback – 2005-08-24

  • Russia's Engagement with the West: Transformation and Integration in the Twenty-First Century

    Transformation and Integration in the Twenty-First Century

    By Alexander J. Motyl, Blair A. Ruble, Lilia Shevtsova

    The Putin and Bush presidencies, the 9/11 attack, and the war in Iraq have changed the dynamics of Russian-European-US relations and strained the Western alliance. Featuring contributions by leading experts in the field, this work is the first systematic effort to reassess the status of Russia's…

    Paperback – 2005-06-10

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