RaveLibrary JournalThis work is not a political treatise, and remains accessible throughout as the author defines 15 components as tools that administrations have used to define power ... This important work dives deep into the past three decades of American foreign policy to provide a realistic picture of how key policy decisions were crafted. Highly recommended for those wanting an examination of America’s role within the global community.
Stephen L Klineberg
RaveLibrary JournalSociologist Klineberg...gives a fascinating portrait of Houston in this debut ... The author believes that diversity is Houston’s biggest asset because it offers new perspectives and allows the city a chance to become an inclusive community and metropolitan area. In his words, these are lessons that the rest of the country can learn from ... A must-read, highly recommended sociological perspective of America’s future.
Fred P. Hochberg
RaveLibrary JournalHochberg has written an expert defense of trade while also explaining the myths that have clouded our understanding of the ways in which trade fits into everyday life ... The author distills for readers the fact that there will always be winners and losers in trade relationships, but that trade supports a greater good for American society—and this point needs to be better understood ... Hochberg has written an accessible, necessary book that will increase our understanding of trade and economic policies and the ways in which they impact our daily lives. Highly recommended.
PositiveLibrary Journal...Kinzer does a thorough job of detailing how LSD affects the brain at the time of use and its aftereffects. This is not a light read and, at times, is infuriating. Exploring how hysteria fueled perverse policy decisions during the Cold War, Kinzer reveals how disturbing the ramifications of these policy decisions can be if left unchecked ... Highly recommended. This work sheds light on misdeeds done in the name of American democracy and should have wide appeal among general readers.
Ronald C. Rosbottom
RaveLibrary JournalRosbottom...has written an exceptional account about the French Resistance. His melding of foreign conquest and adolescence offers a unique perspective of what happened in France during the Occupation ... Highly recommended for Francophiles and those interested in World War II; this work adds to World War II and French historiography.
Eric Dezenhall and Gus Russo
PositiveLibrary JournalRusso...and Dezenhall...weave an engrossing tale ... This book adds knowledge to recent works such as Jack Barksy\'s Deep Undercover and Eva Dillon\'s Spies in the Family ... Highly recommended for those who miss the show The Americans and others who immerse themselves in intelligence intrigue.