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Foreign Follies

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Doug Bandow | Publisher : Xulon Press

ISBN 10 : 9781597819886
ISBN 13 : 1597819883

The United States once was a traditional republic, remaining aloof from foreign conflicts. Today no problem on earth is exempt from Washington's meddling. The result is an oversize..


The Folly Of War

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Donald E. Schmidt | Publisher : Algora Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780875863832
ISBN 13 : 0875863833

The Folly of War is a critical analysis of American wars in the 20th century. The author contends that US foreign policy has been driven by the public's desire to "do good" -- but ..


This Time Is Different

Pub Date : 2011-08-07 | Author : Carmen M. Reinhart | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780691152646
ISBN 13 : 0691152640

Examines financial crises of the past and discusses similarities between these events and the current crisis, presenting and comparing historical patterns in bank failures, inflati..


Follies Of Power

Pub Date : 2009-04-20 | Author : David P. Calleo | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521767675
ISBN 13 : 0521767679

The book discusses the dangers of the "unipolar view" of world politics, one in which the United States is overwhelmingly predominant and should act accordingly. The book notes the..


The March Of Folly

Pub Date : 2011-07-20 | Author : Barbara W. Tuchman | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9780307798565
ISBN 13 : 0307798569

Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Barbara W. Tuchman, author of the World War I masterpiece The Guns of August, grapples with her boldest subject: the pervasive presence, through ..


The Folly Of Empire

Pub Date : 2010-05-11 | Author : John B. Judis | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 143910395X
ISBN 13 : 9781439103951

The New York Times hailed John B. Judis's The Emerging Democratic Majority as "indispensable." Now this brilliant political writer compares the failure of American imperialism a ce..


Ed School Follies

Pub Date : 2000-12-01 | Author : Rita Kramer | Publisher : Backinprint.Com

ISBN 10 : 0595153240
ISBN 13 : 9780595153244

Rita Kramer’s extraordinary ethnography of schools of education opens one’s eyes to many things, including the degree to which equality has driven out achievement in the ideals..