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Foreign Affairs Archives
Title Author Period Text
Type? Genre/Topic? Subtitles?
Foreign Affairs, May 1997 Issue
- 25 Articles, 229pp
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  • , pp. 13-19
  • Essays 
  • , pp. 20-30
  • , pp. 31-41
  • , pp. 42-52
  • , pp. 53-66
  • , pp. 67-79
  • , pp. 80-95
  • , pp. 96-105
  • Reviews 
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    , pp. 106-112
    Korea's Place in the Sun, by Bruce Cumings
    1. Korea's Place in the Sun by Bruce Cumings
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    , pp. 113-116
    The Rosy Future of War, by Philippe Delmas
    1. The Rosy Future of War by Philippe Delmas
  • , pp. 117-121
    1. The Rosy Future of War by Philippe Delmas
  • Recent Books on International Relations 
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    (7 Reviews)
    , pp. 122-124
    1. The Dictionary of Global Culture by Kwame Anthony Appiah and Henry Louis ...
    2. We Are All Multiculturalists Now by Nathan Glazer
    3. The New Golden Rule by Amitai Etzioni
    4. The Culture of National Security by Peter J. Katzenstein
    5. Growing Artificial Societies by Joshua M. Epstein and Robert L. Axtell
    6. The International Dimensions of Democratization by Laurence Whitehead
    7. Modernization and Postmodernization by Ronald Inglehart
  • [+]
    (5 Reviews)
    , pp. 125-127
    1. Who Elected the Bankers by Louis W. Pauly
    2. The Collapse of Barings by Stephen Fay
    3. War by Other Means by John J. Fialka
    4. Lessons from the Economic Transition by Salvatore Zecchini
    5. Drucker on Asia by Isao Nakauchi and Peter F. Drucker
  • [+]
    (8 Reviews)
    , pp. 128-130
    1. Warfare in the Western World by Robert Doughty and Ira D. Gruber
    2. Military Innovation in the Interwar Period by Williamson R. Murray and Allan R. Mil...
    3. The Codebreakers by David Kahn
    4. Mao's Military Romanticism by Shu Guang Zhang
    5. The Reader's Companion to Military History by Robert Cowley and Geoffrey Parker
    6. Out in Force by Gregory M. Herek, Jared B. Jobe, and ...
    7. A Cavalryman's Story by Hamilton H. Howze
    8. Managing "Command and Control" in the Persian Gulf War by Mark D. Mandeles, Thomas C. Hone, and...
  • [+]
    (7 Reviews)
    , pp. 131-133
    1. Promised Land, Crusader State by Walter A. McDougall
    2. America and Europe by David C. Gompert and F. Stephen Larrabee
    3. FDR and the Creation of the U.N by Townsend Hoopes and Douglas Brinkley
    4. Butter and Guns by Diane B. Kunz
    5. George Ball: Behind the Scenes in U.S. Foreign Policy by James A. Bill
    6. Lyndon Johnson's War by Michael H. Hunt
    7. The Encyclopedia of U.S. Foreign Relations by Bruce W. Jentleson and Thomas G. Pate...
  • [+]
    (5 Reviews)
    , pp. 134-136
    1. Nazi Germany and the Jews, Vol. I by Saul Friedlander
    2. Hitler's Thirty Days to Power by Henry Ashby Turner, Jr.
    3. The Dynamics of Conflict in Northern Ireland by Joseph Ruane and Jennifer Todd
    4. The Greek Paradox by Graham T. Allison and Kalypso Nicolaidis
    5. The Council of Ministers by Fiona Hayes-Renshaw and Helen Wallace
  • [+]
    (3 Reviews)
    , p. 137
    1. The Pan-American Dream by Lawrence E. Harrison
    2. Iberia and Latin America by Howard J. Wiarda
    3. Democratic Transitions in Central America by Jorge I. Dominguez and Marc Lindenberg
  • [+]
    (5 Reviews)
    , pp. 138-140
    1. Resurrection: The Struggle for a New Russia by David Remnick
    2. Down With Big Brother by Michael Dobbs
    3. Dissolution by Charles S. Maier
    4. On Ruins of Empire by Georgiy I. Mirsky
    5. Central Europe by Lonnie R. Johnson
  • [+]
    (6 Reviews)
    , pp. 141-143
    1. Spokesmen for the Despised by R. Scott Appleby
    2. Palestinian Identity by Rashid Khalidi
    3. Refugees Into Citizens by Donna E. Arzt
    4. Iranian Intellectuals and the West by Mehrzad Boroujerdi
    5. Notes from the Minefield by Irene L. Gendzier
    6. Faces of Lebanon by William W. Harris
  • [+]
    (5 Reviews)
    , pp. 144-146
    1. The Coming Conflict with China by Richard Bernstein and Ross H. Munro
    2. Greater China and U.S. Foreign Policy by Thomas A. Metzger and Ramon H. Myers
    3. The Taiwan-China Connection by Tse-Kang Leng
    4. China in the Information Age by Milton Mueller and Zixiang Tan
    5. Opening to Reform? by Jonathan Hecht
  • [+]
    (6 Reviews)
    , pp. 147-149
    1. Sovereignty as Responsibility by Francis M. Deng, Sadikiel Kimaro, Ter...
    2. Behind the Red Line by Jemera Rone
    3. Beset by Contradictions by Turner Smith and Emma Naughton
    4. Facing Genocide
    5. Orphan of the Cold War by Margaret Joan Anstee
    6. The Egalitarian Moment by D.A. Low
  • , pp. 150-156
    1. Sovereignty as Responsibility by Francis M. Deng, Sadikiel Kimaro, Ter...
    2. Behind the Red Line by Jemera Rone
    3. Beset by Contradictions by Turner Smith and Emma Naughton
    4. Facing Genocide
    5. Orphan of the Cold War by Margaret Joan Anstee
    6. The Egalitarian Moment by D.A. Low
  • , pp. 157-224
    Special Commemorative Section
    1. Sovereignty as Responsibility by Francis M. Deng, Sadikiel Kimaro, Ter...
    2. Behind the Red Line by Jemera Rone
    3. Beset by Contradictions by Turner Smith and Emma Naughton
    4. Facing Genocide
    5. Orphan of the Cold War by Margaret Joan Anstee
    6. The Egalitarian Moment by D.A. Low