Off the Press…

From Parameters, Winter 2004-05, pp. 156-58.

Alexander, David. Alpha Bravo Delta Guide to Stealth Warfare. Indianapolis, Ind.: Alpha Books, 2004. 324 pp. $16.95 (paper).

Anthony, Ian. Reducing Threats at the Source: A European Perspective on Cooperative Threat Reduction (SIPRI Research Report No. 19). New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2004. 120 pp. $60.00 ($24.95 paper).

Ashley, Clarence. CIA SpyMaster: Kisevalter, the Agency’s Top Case Officer, Who Handled Penkovsky and Popov. Gretna, La.: Pelican Publishing, 2004. 288 pp. $26.95.

Beitler, Ruth Margolies. The Path to Mass Rebellion: An Analysis of Two Intifadas. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2004. 189 pp. $62.95.

Black, Jeremy. War and the New Disorder in the 21st Century. New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2004. 178 pp. $19.95.

Buglee, Sylvia J., ed. An Officer and a Lady: The World War II Letters of Lt. Col. Betty Bandel, Women’s Army Corps. Lebanon, N.H.: Univ. Press of New England, 2004. 238 pp. $24.95.

Busch, Nathan E. No End in Sight: The Continuing Menace of Nuclear Proliferation. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2004. 512 pp. $40.00.

Campbell, Kurt M., Robert J. Einhorn, and Mitchell B. Reiss, eds. The Nuclear Tipping Point: Why States Reconsider Their Nuclear Choices. Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2004. 367 pp. $22.95 (paper).

Carrison, Dan, and Rod Walsh. Semper Fi: Business Leadership the Marine Corps Way. New York: AMACOM, 2004. 226 pp. $15.00 (paper).

Casdorph, Paul D. Confederate General R. S. Ewell: Robert E. Lee’s Hesitant Commander. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2004. 472 pp. $39.95.

Crocker, Chester A., Fen Osler Hampson, and, Pamela Aall. Taming Intractable Conflicts: Mediation in the Hardest Cases. Herndon, Va.: USIP Press, 2004. 248 pp. $35.00 ($14.95 paper).

Cucullu, Gordon. Separated at Birth: How North Korea Became the Evil Twin. Guilford, Conn.: The Lyons Press, 2004. 352 pp. $24.95.

Ellis, Jason D., and, Geoffrey D. Kiefer. Combating Proliferation: Strategic Intelligence and Security Policy. Baltimore, Md.: The Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2004. 320 pp. $48.00.

Eversmann, Matt, and Dan Schilling, eds. The Battle of Mogadishu: Firsthand Accounts from the Men of Task Force Ranger. New York: Random House, 2004. 256 pp. $25.95.

Exum, Andrew. This Man’s Army: A Soldier’s Story from the Front Lines of the War on Terrorism. New York: Gotham Publishing, 2004. 288 pp. $25.00.

Ferguson, Niall. Colossus: The Price of America’s Empire. New York: Penguin Putnam, 2004. 384 pp. $25.95.

Fukuyama, Francis. State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 2004. 137 pp. $21.00.

Gill, Lesley. The School of the Americas: Military Training and Political Violence in the Americas. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2004. 296 pp. $19.95 (paper).

Greene, Bob. Fraternity: A Journey in Search of Five Presidents. New York: Crown Publishing Group, 2004. 304 pp. $24.00.

Gries, Peter Hays. China’s New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 2004. 224 pp. $24.95.

Gross, Chuck. Rattler One-Seven: A Vietnam Helicopter Pilot’s War Story. Denton: Univ. of North Texas Press, 2004. 248 pp. $27.95.

Hardt, Michael, and Antonio Negri. Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire. New York: Penguin Putnam, 2004. 448 pp. $27.95.

Huntington, Samuel P. Who Are We? The Challenges to America’s National Identity. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. 428 pp. $27.00.

Ignatieff, Michael. The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2004. 160 pp. $22.95.


Jebb, Cindy R. Bridging the Gap: Ethnicity, Legitimacy, and State Alignment in the International System. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2004. 380 pp. $80.00.

Kiley, Kevin F. Artillery of the Napoleonic Wars: 1792-1815. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2004. 256 pp. $34.95.

Klare, Michael T. Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America’s Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2004. 288 pp. $25.00.

Koistinen, Paul A. C. Arsenal of World War II: The Political Economy of American Warfare, 1940-1945. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2004. 656 pp. $49.95.

Kurke, Lance. The Wisdom of Alexander the Great: Enduring Leadership Lessons from the Man Who Created an Empire. New York: AMACOM, 2004. 192 pp. $21.95.

Laqueur, Walter, ed. Voices of Terror: Manifestos, Writings, and Manuals of Al Qaeda, Hamas, and Other Terrorists from Around the World and Throughout the Ages. New York: Reed Press, 2004. 520 pp. $19.95.

Lennon, Alexander T. J., and Camille Eiss, eds. Reshaping Rogue States: Preemption, Regime Change, and U.S. Policy Toward Iran, Iraq, and North Korea. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2004. 371 pp. $27.00 (paper).

Liotta, P. H., and Cindy R. Jebb. Mapping Macedonia: Idea and Identity. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2004. 193 pp. $79.95.

Loveman, Brian, ed. Strategy for Empire: U.S. Regional Security Policy in the Post-Cold War Era. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2004. 384 pp. $75.00 ($26.95 paper).

Mandel, Robert. Security, Strategy, and the Quest for Bloodless War. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2004. 209 pp. $49.95.

Matlock, Jack. Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended. New York: Random House, 2004. 384 pp. $27.95.

Meyers, Bruce F. Swift, Silent, and Deadly: Marine Amphibious Reconnaissance in the Pacific, 1942-1945. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2004. 216 pp. $26.95.

Millett, Allan R., and Jack Shulimson. Commandants of the Marine Corps. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2004. 608 pp. $55.00.

Mueller, John. The Remnants of War. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 2004. 258 pp. $29.95.

Mullis, Tony R. Peacekeeping on the Plains: Army Operations in Bleeding Kansas. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press, 2004. 278 pp. $44.95.

Perret, Geoffrey. Lincoln’s War: The Untold Story of America’s Greatest President as Commander in Chief. New York: Random House, 2004. 496 pp. $35.00.

Polmar, Norman, and Thomas B. Allen. Spy Book: The Encyclopedia of Espionage. New York: Random House, 2004. 719 pp. $21.95 (paper).

Primakov, Yevgeny M. A World Challenged: Fighting Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century. Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2004. 150 pp. $22.95.

Reckner, James R. A Sailor’s Log: Water-Tender Frederick T. Wilson, USN, on Asiatic Station, 1899-1901. Kent, Ohio: The Kent State Univ. Press, 2004. 390 pp. $40.00.

Roberts, Frank E. The American Foreign Legion: Black Soldiers of the 93d in World War I. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2004. 288 pp. $29.95.

Robinson, Linda. Masters of Chaos: The Secret History of the Special Forces. New York: Public Affairs, 2004. 416 pp. $26.95.

Rooney, David. Guerrilla: Insurgents, Patriots, and Terrorists from Sun Tzu to Bin Laden. Dulles, Va.: Brassey’s, 2004. 248 pp. $27.95.

Ryan, James. Natural Affinities: A Romance in The Bronx of Classical Mode. San Francisco, Calif.: Working Press, 2004. 410 pp. $31.99 (paper).

Sageman, Marc. Understanding Terror Networks. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2004. 232 pp. $29.95.

Seib, Philip. Beyond the Front Lines: How the News Media Cover a World Shaped by War. New York: Palgrave, 2004. 185 pp. $29.95.

Shaffer, Donald R. After the Glory: The Struggles of Black Civil War Veterans. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2004. 304 pp. $34.95.


Steiner, Barry H. Collective Preventive Diplomacy: A Study in International Conflict Management. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 2004. 255 pp. $50.00.

Strachan, Hew. The First World War. New York: Viking Press, 2004. 384 pp. $27.95.

Tanner, Stephen. The Wars of the Bushes: A Father and Son as Military Leaders. Havertown, Pa.: Casemate, 2004. 312 pp. $27.95.

Thayer, Bradley A. Darwin and International Relations: On the Evolutionary Origins of War and Ethnic Conflict. Lexington: Univ. Press of Kentucky, 2004. 425 pp. $40.00.

Ullman, Harlan K. Finishing Business: Ten Steps to Defeat Global Terror. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2004. 272 pp. $29.95.

Walter, John. Guns of the Third Reich. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2004. 256 pp. $34.95.

Wheeler, Winslow T. The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2004. 304 pp. $28.95.

Willbanks, James H. Abandoning Vietnam: How America Left and South Vietnam Lost Its War. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2004. 384 pp. $39.95.

Zucchino, David. Thunder Run: The Armored Strike to Capture Baghdad. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2004. 320 pp. $24.00.

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