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Under the Gun: Nuclear Weapons and the Superpowers

By: Blacker, Coit D.

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Stanford, CA, U.S.A., Stanford Alumni Association: 1986

Book ID: SCW02148

ISBN: 0916318214

Condition: Very Good


BH4 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in illustrated white wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear plus a crease in the front cover at the top right corner. A title in the Portable Stanford series. A book that is a bit dated now. It looks at the history and substance of the questions considered by President Reagan and General Secretary Gorbachev while they were working on arms control. Endnotes, suggested reading, glossary, author biography, index, credits,193p. View more info

The Scariest Place in the World: A Marine Returns To North Korea

By: Brady, James

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press: 2005

Book ID: SCW133696

Condition: Very Good


BE5 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proofs book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very slight overall shelf wear. A memoir of the author's journey to Korea, including North Korea, in 2003. The author commanded a rifle platoon during the Korean war and was awarded the Bronze Star for valor. The author criss-crossed the country and, in the south, interviewed GIs and and officers, revisited the DMZ, and revisited two ridgelines where he fought during the war. ... View more info

Come as a Conqueror: The United States Army's Occupation of Germany 1945-1949

By: Davis Jr., Franklin M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC13648BB

Condition: Very Good


BU4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have discoloration and light shelf wear otherwise very good. View more info

France, Germany and the Western Alliance: A Study of Elite Attitudes on European Integration and World Politics

By: Deutsch, Karl W., Lewis J. Edinger, Roy C. Macridis, and Richard L. Merritt

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1967

Book ID: SCW11945

Condition: Good


CF4 - A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light creasing and cupping of the spine plus there is some very light overall rubbing of the covers plus there is some light yellowing of the outside paper edges plus there is some light creasing on the front and back covers plus there is the original owner's name and a date in black ink on the half title page. A study of the foreign policy problems in Western European politics related to European integration, the Cold War in relation to world politics, and especially the relationship of French and German a... View more info

Present History: War, Detente, and Other Crontroversies

By: Draper, Theodore

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Vintage Books/Random House: 1983

Book ID: SCW11618

ISBN: 0394723716

Condition: Very Good


BD5 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in tan and white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with the original owner's name in ink and address label on the front endpaper plus there is some very light yellowing and soiling on the outside paper edges. A collection of articles and essays of historical analysis of the issues of international relations as of the early 1980s and focused on American nuclear policy, the Western Alliance, and legacy of Vietnam and their relationships to the threat of nuclear war, D├ętente and related political controversies... View more info

Global Showdown Escalates

By: Executive Intelligence Review

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, USA, Executive Intelligence Review: 1988

Edition: Revised and Abridged Edition

Book ID: SCW10496

Condition: Good


CG3 - A tight, clean, sound copy in white wraps with minor overall shelf wear with a light bump at the top left corner plus there is some light creasing on the front and back covers plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, label, and pocket on the spine, the top outside paper edges, both sides of the front and endpaper, and on the inside surface of the back cover. This is an EIR (Executive Intelligence Review) Special Report dated September 30th 1988. A summary of intelligence analysis arguing for the accelerating threat that the Soviet Union posed to Western Europe based on the Soviet'... View more info

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War and Peace: Perspectives in the Nuclear Age

By: Goebel, Ulrich and Otto Nelson (editors)

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Lubbock, Texas, USA, Texas Tech University Press: 1988

Book ID: SCW10346

ISBN: 089672168X

Condition: Good


BI1 - A tight, clean, sound copy in black wraps with minor overall shelf wear with a patch of lossened surface gloss wrapping around the spine towards the bottom edge from a library label plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the copyright page, and the back endpaper. A collection of articles that examine the issue of nuclear war and the potential for it at the end of the 20th century. This book was published just before the break up of the Soviet empire. These articles came out of the 18th annual Comparative Literature Symposium held at Tex... View more info

Famous Soviet Spies: The Kremlin's Secret Weapon

By: Newman, Joseph (editor)

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Washington, DC, USA, U.S. News & World Report, Inc.: 1973

Book ID: SCW05581

Condition: Good


CE5 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus the cover has been plastic laminated plus there are the usual library labels, stamps, marks, and pocket on the spine, top outside paper edges, front and back endpapers, title page, and permissions page plus there is a donation bookplate on the front endpaper plus there is the word "discard" in large black marker on the front endpaper. A book about Soviet espionage operations and their particularly agressive nature. Illustrated with... View more info

Hammer of Justice: Molly Rush and the Plowshares Eight

By: Norman, Liane E.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A., Pittsburgh Peace Institute: 1989

Book ID: SCW06042

ISBN: 0962276693

Condition: Very Good


CG5 - A hard cover withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in marbled gray paper covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with silver lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and labels on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large black marker), front and back endpapers, and title page plus there is some light tape staining on the front and back endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped down to the boards. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf... View more info

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At the Abyss: An Insider's History of the Cold War

By: Reed, Thomas C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Presidio Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC9688BB

ISBN: 0891418210

Condition: Very Good


AR4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has dents on the top and bottom of the front and back cover, previous owner's inscription "To Jack Dulworth from Jim Elkins 3-31-04" written on the front loose endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book was signed, dated and inscribed by the author "3/9/04 Very best wishes, Thomas C. Reed" at the half-title page. It is a cautionary tale for our time, a revelation of how, "those years...came to be known a... View more info

At the Abyss: An Insider's History of the Cold War

By: Reed, Thomas C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Presidio Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC16288BB

ISBN: 0891418210

Condition: Very Good


BM3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book has some soiling, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book was signed, dated and inscribed by the author "3/9/04 Very best wishes, Thomas C. Reed" at the half-title page. It is a cautionary tale for our time, a revelation of how, "those years...came to be known as the Cold War, not World War III." View more info

The Spy Without a Country

By: Ronblom, H. K.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW10648

Condition: Good


BF6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with some tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and on the front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket endflaps were taped to the boards plus there are some small glue spots and paper residue on the front and back fixed endpapers from where an older library mylar sleeve was glued to the endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, embossed seal, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the title page, the copyright page, and the back free endpaper plus there is som... View more info

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After Yalta: America and the Origins of the Cold War

By: Rose, Lisle A.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW06495

ISBN: 0684131897

Condition: Good


BX2 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition with a dust jacket in good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in red cloth covered boards with metallic blue lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, label, and pocket on the top, bottom, and right outside paper edges (marked out with large black marker), title page, copyright page, last page, and back endpaper plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued down to the inside surfaces of the boards plus there is some surface damage on the inside surface of ... View more info

Moscow, Germany, and the West from Khrushchev to Gorbachev

By: Sodaro, Michael J.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, USA, Cornell University Press: 1991

Book ID: SCW10400

ISBN: 0801497620

Condition: Good


BC2 - A trade paperback withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copyin black and white photo illustrated red and white wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some very light overall rubbing of the covers plus there is a heavy crease on the back cover down towards the bottom left corner plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the copyright page, and the inside surface of the back cover. A comparative analysis of Soviet and East German foreign policy toward West Germany beginning in 1963 with Nikita Khrushcev's atte... View more info

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Big Red: Three Months on Board a Trident Nuclear Submarine

By: Waller, Douglas C.

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, HarperCollins Publishers: 2001

Book ID: SCW05368

Condition: Very Good


BZ1 - A trade paperback advance reading copy (ARC)/advance uncorrected proof first edition book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in red wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear. A Time correspondent takes readers into the fascinating world of a Trident nuclear Submarine. By the author of "The Commandos" and "Air Warriors." Acknowledgements, source notes, USS Nebraska crew, 330p. View more info

Korea - U.S.A. Centennial 1882-1982

By: Yonhap News Agency

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, Yonhap News Agency: 1982

Book ID: SCW12583

Condition: Very Good


BD4 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in brown cloth covered boards with gold lettering on the spine and gold lettering and graphics on the front with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with some very light overall rubbing overall. A book about the hundred years of interaction and mutual influence between Korea, and especially South Korea, and the United States in the years form 1882 through 1982. This material focuses on the post Korean War period as well as the roles of Kor... View more info