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A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s
Daniel J. Sargent

Oxford University Press, 2015

During the 1970s, American foreign policy faced a predicament of clashing imperatives-US decision makers, already struggling to maintain stability and devise strategic frameworks to guide the exercise of American power during the Cold War, found themselves hampered by the emergence of dilemmas that would come to a head in the post-Cold War era. Their choices proved to be of enormous consequence for the development of American foreign policy in ...
  
  











  



  
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
Michael Braungart, William McDonough

North Point Press, 2002

A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism "Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. As William McDonough and Michael Braungart argue in their provocative, visionary book, however, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that dates to the Industrial Revolution and casts off as much as 90 ...
  
  











  



  
The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
Daniel Yergin

Penguin Books, 2012

A master storyteller as well as a leading energy expert, Daniel Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, The Prize . In The Quest , Yergin shows us how energy is an engine of global political and economic change and conflict, in a story that spans the energies on which our civilization has been built and the new energies that are competing to replace them. The Quest tells the inside stories, ...
  
  











  



  
The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order
Samuel P. Huntington

Simon & Schuster, 2011

The classic study of post-Cold War international relations, more relevant than ever in the post-9/11 world, with a new foreword by Zbigniew Brzezinski. Since its initial publication, The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order has become a classic work of international relations and one of the most influential books ever written about foreign affairs. An insightful and powerful analysis of the forces driving global politics, it ...
  
  











  



  
Remaking College: Innovation and the Liberal Arts

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013

As one of the most successful educational enterprises in American history, the residential liberal arts college has long been emulated across all spectrums of undergraduate education in the United States and increasingly around the world. These schools are characterized by broad-based curricula, small class size, and interaction between students and faculty. Aimed at developing students’ intellectual literacy and critical-thinking skills ...
  
  











  



  
The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931
Adam Tooze

Viking Adult, 2014

A searing and highly original analysis of the First World War and its anguished aftermath In the depths of the Great War, with millions dead and no imaginable end to the conflict, societies around the world began to buckle. The heart of the financial system shifted from London to New York. The infinite demands for men and matériel reached into countries far from the front. The strain of the war ravaged all economic and political ...
  
  











  



  
Remaking Citizenship: Latina Immigrants and New American Politics
Kathleen Coll

Stanford University Press, 2010

Standing at the intersection of immigration and welfare reform, immigrant Latin American women are the target of special scrutiny in the United States. Both the state and the media often present them as scheming "welfare queens" or long-suffering, silent victims of globalization and machismo. This book argues for a reformulation of our definitions of citizenship and politics, one inspired by women who are usually perceived as excluded from both. ...
  
  











  



  
Remaking, 2010

From the author of DESERT PLACES, ABANDON, and “Serial,” comes this short story which is an excellent and affordable introduction to the author’s work. In “Remaking,” tragic events unfold in a snowy, sleepy Colorado town. From the first scene, in which a man sits alone in the cold, watching a father and son in a diner, you know something is about to go horribly wrong. You may think you know what’s happening, but in this thrilling, ...
  
  











  



  
The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River (Hill and Wang Critical Issues)
Richard White

Hill and Wang, 1996

The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics. In this pioneering study, White explores the relationship between the natural history of the Columbia River and the human history of the Pacific Northwest for both whites and Native Americans. He concentrates on what brings humans and the river together: not only the physical space of the region but also, and ...
  
  











  



  
Remaking College: The Changing Ecology of Higher Education

Stanford University Press, 2015

Between 1945 and 1990 the United States built the largest and most productive higher education system in world history. Over the last two decades, however, dramatic budget cuts to public academic services and skyrocketing tuition have made college completion more difficult for many. Nevertheless, the democratic promise of education and the global competition for educated workers mean ever growing demand. Remaking College considers this ...
  
  











  



  
Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War (Yale Library of Military ...
Peter R. Mansoor

Yale University Press, 2014

In February 2007, U.S. Army General David Petraeus took command of the multinational coalition forces in Iraq, some 140,000 troops, to be joined by 20,000 additional American soldiers newly deployed to support the controversial strategy known as the surge. This penetrating book provides a uniquely intimate view of the unfolding of the surge and its impact on the violence that was devastating Iraq. Colonel (Ret.) Peter R. Mansoor, an acclaimed ...
  
  











  



  
Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics are Remaking America
William H. Frey

Brookings Institution Press, 2014

At its optimistic best, America has embraced its identity as the world's melting pot. Today it is on the cusp of becoming a country with no racial majority, and new minorities are poised to exert a profound impact on U.S. society, economy, and politics. The concept of a "minority white" may instill fear among some Americans, but William H. Frey, the man behind the demographic research, points out that demography is destiny, and the fear of a ...
  
  











  



  
Remaking the Presidency: Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson, 1901-1916
Peri E. Arnold

University Press of Kansas, 2009

In a period of American history marked by congressional primacy, presidential passivity, and hostility to governmental action, Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson became iconic presidents through activist leadership. Peri Arnold, a leading presidential scholar, goes beyond the biographers to explain what really set Roosevelt apart from his predecessor William McKinley, how Wilson differed from his successor Warren G. Harding, and how we might ...
  
  











  



  
The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism
Theda Skocpol, Vanessa Williamson

Oxford University Press, 2013

On February 19, 2009, Cnbc commentator Rick Santelli stood on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and delivered a rant against government programs to shore up the housing market in the deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression. Ridiculing "losers" who could not pay their mortgages, Santelli invited America's" Over the next two years, conservative activists took to the streets and airways, built hundreds of local Tea Party ...
  
  











  



  
Remaking Manhood: The Modern Masculinity Movement: Stories From the Front Lines of Change

ThinkPlay Partners, 2014

Good Men Project Executive Editor Mark Greene’s articles on masculinity and manhood have received over 100,000 FB shares and 10 million page views. Remaking Manhood is a collection of Greene’s most powerful articles on American culture, relationships, family and parenting. It is a timely and balanced look at the issues at the heart of the modern masculinity movement. Greene writes and speaks on men's issues for the Good Men Project, the ...
  
  











  



  
Remaking the World: Adventures in Engineering
Henry Petroski

Vintage, 1998

Science/Engineering "Petroski has an inquisitive mind, and he is a fine writer. . . . [He] takes us on a lively tour of engineers, their creations and their necessary turns of mind."   --Los Angeles Times From the Ferris wheel to the integrated circuit, feats of engineering have changed our environment in countless ways, big and small. In Remaking the World: Adventures in Engineering, Duke University's Henry Petroski focuses on the big: ...
  
  











  



  
Remaking a Garden: The Laskett Gardens Transformed
Roy Strong

Frances Lincoln, 2014

The garden at the Laskett in Herefordshire is always described as the largest formal garden laid out in Britain since the war and one of most important and interesting gardens of the second half of the twentieth century. It was made by Roy Strong and his wife, theatre designer Julia Trevelyan Oman, between 1973 and 2003. In the latter year Roy's book about the garden and how it was made ( The Laskett: the story of a garden ) was published, ...
  
  











  



  
Remaking America: Public Memory, Commemoration, and Patriotism in the Twentieth Century
John Bodnar

Princeton University Press, 1993

In a compelling inquiry into public events ranging from the building of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial through ethnic community fairs to pioneer celebrations, John Bodnar explores the stories, ideas, and symbols behind American commemorations over the last century. Such forms of historical consciousness, he argues, do not necessarily preserve the past but rather address serious political matters in the present.
  
  











  



  
The Remaking of Evangelical Theology
Gary Dorrien

Westminster John Knox Press, 1998

In this in-depth historical analysis of evangelical theology, Gary Dorrien describes how evangelicalism has developed and matured. Beginning at the turn of the century and the start of the fundamentalist-modernist controversies, he notes the key figures and institutions of the evangelical movement. He also shows how evangelicalism has both diversified and entered into the broader theological discussions of today.
  
  











  



  
Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics are Remaking America
William H. Frey

Brookings Institution Press, 2014

At its optimistic best, America has embraced its identity as the world's melting pot. Today it is on the cusp of becoming a country with no racial majority, and new minorities are poised to exert a profound impact on U.S. society, economy, and politics. The concept of a "minority white" may instill fear among some Americans, but William H. Frey, the man behind the demographic research, points out that demography is destiny, and the fear of a ...
  
  











  








   



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