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Foreign Affairs Archives
Title Author Period Text
Type? Genre/Topic? Subtitles?
Foreign Affairs, May 2000 Issue
- 27 Articles, 211pp
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  • Essays 
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  • Reviews 
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    , pp. 145-151
    The Challenge of Global Capitalism, by Robert Gilpin
    1. The Challenge of Global Capitalism by Robert Gilpin
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    (3 Reviews)
    , pp. 152-157
    The Balkans, by Misha Glenny
    1. The Balkans by Misha Glenny
    2. Kosovo: War and Revenge by Tim Judah
    3. Virtual War by Michael Ignatieff
  • Recent Books on International Relations 
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    (6 Reviews)
    , pp. 158-159
    1. Yeltsin: A Revolutionary Life by Leon Aron
    2. Undermining the Kremlin by Gregory Mitrovich
    3. Operation Rollback by Peter Grose
    4. The Private Life of Kim Philby by Rufina Philby
    5. After the Deluge by Daniel S. Treisman
    6. Rebellious Civil Society by Grzegorz Ekiert and Jan Kubik
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    (6 Reviews)
    , pp. 160-161
    1. Governance.Com by Elaine Ciulla Kamarck and Joseph S. N...
    2. On the Edge of the New Century by Eric J. Hobsbawm
    3. Revolution and World Politics by Fred Halliday
    4. Twentieth Century by J.M. Roberts
    5. Culture Matters by Lawrence E. Harrison and Samuel P. Hu...
    6. From Voting to Violence by Jack L. Snyder
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    (5 Reviews)
    , pp. 162-164
    1. The Great Divergence by Kenneth Pomeranz
    2. Power and Prosperity by Mancur Olson
    3. Rolling Back the Market by Peter Self
    4. Incentives and Institutions by Serguey Braguinsky and Grigory Yavlinsky
    5. Butterfly Economics by Paul Ormerod
  • [+]
    (7 Reviews)
    , pp. 165-167
    1. The Postmodern Military by Charles C. Moskos, John Allen William...
    2. This War Really Matters by George C. Wilson
    3. The Philippine War, 1899-1902 by Brian McAllister Linn
    4. Terror in the Mind of God by Mark Juergensmeyer
    5. The Middle East Military Balance, 1999-2000 by Shlomo Brom and Yiftah Shapir
    6. Technological Change and the Future of Warfare by Michael E. O'Hanlon
    7. The Secret War Against Hanoi by Richard H. Shultz, Jr.
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    (7 Reviews)
    , pp. 168-169
    1. First Son by Bill Minutaglio
    2. Working in the World by Robert A. Strong
    3. Not Whether But When by James M. Goldgeier
    4. Strange Bedfellows by George W. Grayson
    5. The Pivotal States by Robert S. Chase, Emily Hill, and Paul...
    6. Free Trade, Free World by Thomas W. Zeiler
    7. Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb by John Lewis Gaddis, Philip H. Gordon, ...
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    (5 Reviews)
    , pp. 170-171
    1. European Monetary Integration and Domestic Politics by James I. Walsh
    2. The Elusive Quest for European Security by Simon Duke
    3. The Construction of Memory in Interwar France by Daniel J. Sherman
    4. A Nation Collapses by Elena Agarossi
    5. Hitler's Austria by Evan Burr Bukey
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    (5 Reviews)
    , pp. 172-174
    1. Mexico and the Sexenio Curse by Jonathan Heath
    2. The Guide to the Perfect Latin American Idiot by Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza, Carlos Albert...
    3. A Concise History of Mexico by Brian R. Hamnett
    4. Chile Under Pinochet by Mark Ensalaco
    5. The Spectacle of the Races by Lilia Moritz Schwarcz
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    (6 Reviews)
    , pp. 175-176
    1. The Israeli-Syrian Peace Talks by Helena Cobban
    2. Ataturk by Andrew Mango
    3. Tournament of Shadows by Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac
    4. Being Modern in Iran by Fariba Adelkhah
    5. The Last Great Revolution by Robin Wright
    6. The Arab Shi'a by Graham E. Fuller and Rend Rahim Francke
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    (7 Reviews)
    , pp. 177-178
    1. Imperial China: 900-1800 by Frederick W. Mote
    2. Mao: A Life by Philip Short
    3. Mao Zedong by Jonathan Spence
    4. Alliance Adrift by Yoichi Funabashi
    5. The U.S.-Japan Alliance by Michael J. Green and Patrick M. Cronin
    6. Meltdown by Mark L. Clifford and Pete Engardio
    7. Born a Foreigner by Charles T. Cross
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    (4 Reviews)
    , pp. 179-181
    Politicians and Poachers, by Clark C. Gibson
    1. Politicians and Poachers by Clark C. Gibson
    2. Green Land, Brown Land, Black Land by James C. McCann
    3. Fault Lines by David Goodman
    4. The Soul of a Nation by Hassen Ebrahim
  • , pp. 182-190
    1. Politicians and Poachers by Clark C. Gibson
    2. Green Land, Brown Land, Black Land by James C. McCann
    3. Fault Lines by David Goodman
    4. The Soul of a Nation by Hassen Ebrahim