This volume brings together ten plays that have been dropped from anthologies of world drama, in order to examine the consequences of the new canonization for our understanding of the development of dramatic form.
This study examines the League’s evolution, record, and gradually declining numbers in the context of both American history and democratic theory.
The present volume focuses on the uses of theory originating in non-Chinese places in the creation, curating, and criticism of contemporary Chinese visual culture.
This book traces the career of a New Hampshire–born merchant in early American diplomacy with key trading partners in both the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia.
This study explores the multiple ways in which Congressional Cemetery has been positioned for some two hundred years in “the shadow” of the U.S. Capitol.
A singular mix of Russian and American academia presents this cultural cabaret in Richard Stites’s memory. Topics include: theater, linguistics, soccer, jokes, cartoons, film, cars, tattoos, and Reality TV.
This book analyzes the elimination of intermediate- range nuclear force missiles through vivid, fresh impressions by those who conducted the INF negotiations.
An overview of generations of Italians in the Big Apple, weaving together numerous stories from different epochs and different backgrounds.
This collection of published blog postings from a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer offers a perspective challenging facile suppositions, and notes historic moments of interest for the general reader.
Tull’s career as a diplomat took her to Saigon in time for the Tet Offensive of 1968. In 1983, she oversaw the excavation to seek the remains of missing U.S. servicemen in Laos. Subsequently, she served as ambassador to Guyana and Brunei.
This is the story of a woman entering a consular career on her own after the death of her Foreign Service officer husband. She describes the consular world with humor, empathy, and anecdotes.
Set in Uganda of the sixties with bookends in India and New York, this doctor’s story tells of a turbulent political time when colonial Uganda graduated to self-rule.
As Green as Paradise is a lyrical weave of a governor’s story, once a conquistador. It is a tale of loves lost and dreams unfulfilled, of characters condemned to forge ahead in a world at once old and new.