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January 19, 2012

Foreign Affairs eBook Collections for Classrooms

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Enhance your syllabus this semester with Foreign Affairs eBooks to promote students' critical thinking and deeper understanding of significant global issues. These collections of must-read Foreign Affairs essays from leading scholars are essential resources for any international relations or political science class.

 

The Clash of Ideas: The Ideological Battles that Made the Modern World—And Will Shape the Future

The Clash of Ideas: The Ideological Battles that Made the Modern World—And Will Shape the Future (January 2012) traces, in real time, the great intellectual debates that defined the twentieth century and are molding the twenty-first. Commemorating Foreign Affairs' 90th anniversary, this new collection is indispensable reading for understanding the emergence of political liberalism and the making of the modern world order. Request Exam Copy »

The U.S. vs. al Qaeda: A History of the War on Terror

The U.S. vs. al Qaeda: A History of the War on Terror (September 2011) is a fundamental guide for analyzing the war on terror and how it has transformed U.S. foreign policy. This eBook features essays by scholars such as Fouad Ajami, Bernard Lewis, and Ahmed Rashid, as well as newer voices, including Brynjar Lia and William McCants. Request Exam Copy »

The New Arab Revolt: What Happened, What It Means, and What Comes Next

The New Arab Revolt: What Happened, What It Means, and What Comes Next (May 2011) sets the intellectual stage for interpreting the recent revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa. This collection brings together more than sixty articles, interviews, congressional testimonies, and op-eds from experts including Fouad Ajami, Lisa Anderson, Aluf Benn, Isobel Coleman, Richard Haass, Martin Indyk, Bernard Lewis, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, and Dirk Vandewalle. Request Exam Copy »

China on The World Stage

China on the World Stage (August 2010) contains essays that assess the geopolitical ramifications of China's rise to power, the development and environmental challenges China faces at home, and its relations with major players such as the United States, Russia, and Taiwan. Request Exam Copy »

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