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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 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.

Dispersed Relations: Americans and Canadians in Upper North America by Reginald C. Stuart

Dispersed Relations: Americans and Canadians in Upper North America

Author(s)
Reginald C. Stuart

Although their relationship sometimes seems wildly imbalanced, the United States and Canada are connected by regional, cultural, social, economic, and political communities. Dispersed Relations shows North America's shared cultural, social, economic, and political history.

The Arts of Democracy: Art, Public Culture, and the State, edited by Casey Nelson Blake

The Arts of Democracy: Art, Public Culture, and the State

The essays in The Arts of Democracy represent the coming of age of one of the liveliest fields in contemporary academic life. Written by some of the most respected and accomplished scholars working in their fields, this volume illuminates the often contradictory impulses that have shaped the historical intersection of the arts, public culture, and the state in modern America.

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.

Diplomacy on the Edge: Containment of Ethnic Conflict and the Minorities Working Group of the Conferences on Yugoslavia by Geert-Hinrich Ahrens

Diplomacy on the Edge: Containment of Ethnic Conflict and the Minorities Working Group of the Conferences on Yugoslavia

Author(s)
Geert -Hinrich Ahrens

Diplomacy on the Edge tells about the international efforts to mediate the political, economic, and social climate of the former Yugoslavia in 1991–2004.

Cold War, Deadly Fevers: Malaria Eradication in Mexico, 1955–1975 by Marcus Cueto

Cold War, Deadly Fevers: Malaria Eradication in Mexico, 1955–1975

Author(s)
Marcos Cueto

Cold War, Deadly Fevers describes the international basis of the anti-malarial program in Mexico during 1955–1975, its local implementation by health practitioners and workers, and its reception among the population.

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