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An authoritative and wide-ranging book uncovering the rich heritage of the United Arab Emirates, its political renaissance and its modern transformation into one of the most developed nations in the world. Thirty years after its establishment, the...

United Arab Emirates: A New Perspective

A noted professor of magneto-hydrodynamics records the physical and spiritual struggle he encountered as a Jew in the Soviet Union. Text: English (translation). Original Language: Russian.

Return: The Spiritual Odyssey of a Soviet Scientist

This edited collection considers the future of nuclear weapons in world politics in terms of security issues that are important for U. S. and other policy makers. The spread of nuclear weapons also is related to the equally dangerous proliferation...

Deterrence and Nuclear Proliferation in the Twenty-First Century

"Nobody approaches the objectivity and precision of Bush and O'Hanlon when it comes to analysis of the military and political dimensions of the Taiwan issue. This is one challenge that U. S. policymakers and military strategists cannot afford to g...

A War Like No Other: The Truth About China's Challenge to America

A fascinating and historic first hand account of an Englishwoman's travels and eight years of residency in the Middle East. Wonderfully written, this book is a delightful read. Insightful, informative, and interesting.

Behind the Veil (Illustrated)

"Boehm substantially advances our understanding of the phenomenon of feuding. His book deserves to become a standard reference on that topic. "-American Anthropologist.

Blood Revenge: The Enactment and Management of Conflict in Montenegro and Other Tribal Societies (The Ethnohistory Series)

Benin, one of Africa's smallest and least viable countries, has always attracted considerable academic attention because of its rich traditions and history, as well as its turbulent political evolution. At one point it held the continental record ...

Historical Dictionary of Benin

"A fascinating picture of a lively and brilliant society. Every major aspect of life during this period is treated with meticulous exactitude. an unrivalled glimpse of Chinese society as it was seven hundred years ago. "-Journal of Southeast Asian...

Daily Life in China on the Eve of the Mongol Invasion, 1250-1276

"Before we got to Vietnam, the troops all thought you would be the first lieutenant killed, and in the end, you were the only one left. We were all wrong. You were the best. " -Sgt. Lonnie "Tallman" Caldwell. December, 1966: Platoon leader Lt. Jos...

Mekong First Light: An Infantry Platoon Leader in Vietnam

In the chaotic following Japan's unconditional surrender on August 15, 1945, the Pacific conflict's most insidious war criminal ? Colonel Masanobu Tsuji ? made his getaway, disguised as a Buddhist monk, from the Japanese military headquarters in B...

The Killer They Called a God

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