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A History of Taiwan Literature

Ye Shitao
ISBN: 9781621964773

The book is a rigorous, comprehensive treatment; it goes to great lengths to devote attention to all major writers in the history of Taiwan as well as many who were not as prominent. Ye has been fair and evenhanded in the writing of his literary history of Taiwan; there is little, if any, tendentiousness in the book. Read More..

American Foreign Policy and National Security

Paul R. Viotti
ISBN: 9781621965015

"With his new volume, Professor Paul Viotti has made an important contribution to the study of national security and the decision making process that underpins it." —Amb. Christopher R. Hill, former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs and former US Ambassador to Iraq, South Korea, Poland, Macedonia, and Albania Read More..

Make America First Again:

Grand Strategy Analysis and the Trump Administration
Jacob Shively
ISBN: 9781621965039

"In Make America First Again: Grand Strategy Analysis and the Trump Administration, Jacob Shively lays the groundwork for what will no doubt be a long debate over Trump’s grand strategy, and he does so with wisdom and aplomb. All future work on this subject will have to refer to this book. An interesting, important, and most engaging read." —Christopher J. Fettweis, Professor of Political Science, Tulane University Read More..

A Taiwanese Literature Reader

Nikky Lin
ISBN: 9781621965053

According to Taiwanese writer and historian Ye Shitao, the development of Taiwanese literature during Japanese occupation can be divided into three stages: the “nascent period” (1920–1925), followed by the “mature period” (1926–1937), and finally the “war period” (1937–1945). The six stories in this collection are representative works from the mature period and the war period. Each story depicts different hardships and predicaments faced by Taiwan as a colony under Japanese rule, offering insight into how this part of Taiwan’s history continues to impact contemporary Taiwanese society. Read More..

Restoring Thucydides:

Testing Familiar Lessons and Deriving New Ones
Andrew R. Novo and Jay M. Parker
ISBN: 9781621965374

"An outstanding book that makes Thucydides accessible and resoundingly refutes the popularized notion of a ‘Thucydides trap.’Novo and Parker’s rich rendition gives context for The History, rescuing it from pinched readings and giving us access to even more valuable lessons about great power competition ...” —Kori Schake, Director of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute on Read More..

Net Assessment and Military Strategy:

Retrospective and Prospective Essays
Thomas G. Mahnken
ISBN: 9781621965398

"A compelling read for all aspiring and practicing strategists, this volume describes the discipline of net assessment from the perspective of practioners, including an opening chapter by Andrew Marshall. Great power competition demands a clear-headed understanding of how national security strategy is shaped ... Net Assessment and Military Strategy is an important tool in developing that understanding.” —General Paul J. Selva, USAF (ret.), 10th Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Read More..

American Foreign Policy and National Security

Paul R. Viotti
ISBN: 9781621965381

"With his new volume, Professor Paul Viotti has made an important contribution to the study of national security and the decision making process that underpins it." —Amb. Christopher R. Hill, former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs and former US Ambassador to Iraq, South Korea, Poland, Macedonia, and Albania Read More..

Learning from Russia’s Recent Wars:

Why, Where, and When Russia Might Strike Next
Neal G. Jesse
ISBN: 9781621965411

"Solidly based on cutting-edge research in Russian politics and international relations theory, Jesse’s study also contributes to these fields, while not becoming overly theory-centric. A must read for anyone seeking to understand Russia’s past with an eye to the future." —Christopher Marsh, Director, Center for Strategic Research, Joint Special Operations University Read More..

Cosmopolitan Rurality, Depopulation, and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in 21st-Century Japan

John Traphagan
ISBN: 9781621965022

"A very engaging and thoughtful work that will be of great interest to Japan scholars and to any social scientists with a concern for conditions of life in contemporary rural regions in many of the advanced industrial societies ... an impressive book." —William Kelly, Professor of Anthropology and Sumitomo Professor of Japanese Studies, Yale University Read More..

The Great Leap Backward:

Forgetting and Representing the Mao Years
Lingchei Letty Chen
ISBN: 9781604979923

Letty Chen’s book is a timely intervention with the prevailing narrative of the Chinese Dream. The Great Leap Backward is a compelling reference for anyone interested in memory studies, Chinese and comparative literature, and cultural and political history.” —David Der-wei Wang, Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature, Harvard University Read More..

 

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