“Negotiating the New START Treaty” by Rose Gottemoeller featured in the Munich Security Conference report

The award-winning book “Negotiating the New START Treaty” by former NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller is featured in the 2022 Munich Security Conference report. *Available in hardcover, paperback, & ebook https://www.cambriapress.com/NewSTART *This book is in the Rapid Communications in Conflict and Security (RCCS) Series (General Editor: Geoffrey R.H. Burn) & includes color images https://www.cambriapress.com/rccsbooks.cfm

Book Review: “Negotiating the New START Treaty” by Rose Gottemoeller

“Rose Gottemoeller, who served as undersecretary of state for arms control in the Obama administration, was tasked with negotiating the first comprehensive bilateral nuclear-arms-control treaty between the United States and Russia in more than a quarter of a century, and to do so in less than a year – an unprecedentedly short time. Despite the enormity of this task, she...

Deterrence by Denial: Chapter 6

A year ago, we published Deterrence by Denial, a highly acclaimed collection of essays that, according to Professor Jeffrey W. Knopf, “provides a long overdue exploration of deterrence by denial, which has always received less attention than deterrence by punishment.” The book, which assembles what Sir Lawrence Freedman calls a “stellar collection of contributors,” is and will continue to be...

Deterrence by Denial: Chapter 5

A year ago, we published Deterrence by Denial, a highly acclaimed collection of essays that, according to Professor Jeffrey W. Knopf, “provides a long overdue exploration of deterrence by denial, which has always received less attention than deterrence by punishment.” The book, which assembles what Sir Lawrence Freedman calls a “stellar collection of contributors,” is and will continue to be...

Book Excerpt: “Museum of Consumption” by Graciela Montaldo

Museum of Consumption: The Archives of Mass Culture in Argentina (1880–1930) by Graciela Montaldo examines the emergence of mass culture and the tensions of this modern culture subject to the pressures of the market and politics. The book also traces the emergence of a cultural scene that constructed a frontier between elite and mass cultures during the modernization process.  This...

Book Review: “Negotiating the New START Treaty” by Rose Gottemoeller

“A compelling first-hand account … provides critical perspective on negotiations with the Russians, as well as the U.S. government, particularly the U.S. Senate. … offers important context of the strategic logic behind the tussles over technical issues by various actors and stakeholders. … By explaining why Russians and Americans held different approaches to how to undertake such seemingly mundane things...

Book Review: “Philosophy and Criticism in Latin America” by Mabel Moraña

“Mabel Moraña’s extensive commentaries on cultural emancipation in Latin America are a notable contribution to scholarship on that region’s sociocultural development. … From José Carlos Mariátegui, Enrique Dussel, Bolívar Echeverría, and Roger Bartra to global thinkers such as Michel Foucault, Walter Benjamin, and Pierre Bourdieu, Moraña takes her readers on a tour-de-force voyage through significant landscapes of thought that have...

Book Review: “Insects in Chinese Literature” by Wilt Idema

“Insects in Chinese Literature will appeal to many audiences: entomologists and insect lovers will find it delightful, while specialists in Chinese literature will appreciate the copious notes and careful documentation of each text’s provenance. The works included will enrich both the Chinese and the comparative literature classroom. Quirky and eclectic, this anthology is full of unexpected charms. … the translations of...

Winner of MLA Award: “A History of Taiwan Literature” by Ye Shitao (translated by Christopher Lupke)

Congratulations to Professor Christopher Lupke (University of Alberta) for winning the MLA Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for a Translation of a Scholarly Study of Literature for his translation of A History of Taiwan Literature by Ye Shitao (Yeh Shih-tao 葉石濤)! The following is an excerpt from the introduction: Ye Shitao was born on November 1, 1925, in Tainan, Taiwan, the...

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