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1. Roter Morgen [ - 2019]

Journal/Periodical
v. ; 44 cm.
Hoover Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
55 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Hoover Library
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xvii, 305 pages ; 23 cm
Hoover Library
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viii, 336 pages : charts ; 23 cm.
In Beyond Disruption: Technology's Challenge to Governance, George P. Shultz, Jim Hoagland, and James Timbie present views from some of the country's top experts in the sciences, humanities, and military that scrutinize the rise of post-millennium technologies in today's global society. They contemplate both the benefits and peril carried by the unprecedented speed of these innovations-from genetic editing, which enables us new ways to control infectious diseases, to social media, whose ubiquitous global connections threaten the function of democracies across the world. Some techniques, like the advent of machine learning, have enabled engineers to create systems that will make us more productive. For example, self-driving vehicles promise to make trucking safer, faster, and cheaper. However, using big data and artificial intelligence to automate complex tasks also ends up threatening to disrupt both routine professions like taxi driving and cognitive work by accountants, radiologists, lawyers, and even computer programmers themselves.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817921453 20180730
Hoover Library
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51 pages ; 23 cm
  • Executive summary
  • Policy options: for the United States, science and risk, and the international community
  • Science and Risk
  • Conclusion.
"Drawing from a series of discussions convened by the Hoover Institution, the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, this essay explores the challenges facing our coastal communities in a series of discussions designed to advance US resilience to climate change impacts, strengthen the sustainability and economic security of coastal infrastructure, and enhance national security. Areas of discussion include understanding the state of scientific knowledge, identifying important gaps, and exploring relevant policies, decision-support tools, and decision-making approaches." -- publisher.
Hoover Library
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xiv, 410 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Introduction : the choice
  • Escape to Switzerland
  • The beginnings of Dutch-Paris
  • Extending the line through Brussels
  • Allies in Paris and Toulouse
  • Over the mountains
  • Catastrophe in Paris
  • The Gestapo knocks
  • Sociaalwerk in the chaos of war
  • Waiting for news
  • Conclusion : the helper's courage.
Using recently declassified archives, The Escape Line presents a gripping account of ordinary men and women who risked their lives in Nazi-occupied Western Europe to save others.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190662271 20180717
Hoover Library
Book
127 pages : chiefly illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm.
Hoover Library
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ix, 210 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color), maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 25 x 29 cm.
Hoover Library
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431 pages : tables ; 25 cm
Hoover Library
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831 pages, xxxii pages of plates : illustrations, tables, portraits, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Hoover Library
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xviii, 150 pages ; 23 cm.
"In Revolution and Aftermath: Forging a New Strategy toward Iran, Eric Edelman and Ray Takeyh examine one of the most underappreciated forces that has shaped modern US foreign policy: American-Iranian relations. They argue that America's flawed reading of Iran's domestic politics has hamstrung decades of US diplomacy, resulting in humiliations and setbacks ranging from the 1979-81 hostage crisis to Barack Obama's concession-laden nuclear weapons deal. What presidents and diplomats have repeatedly failed to grasp, they write, is that 'the Islamic Republic is a revolutionary state whose entire identity is invested in its hostility toward the West.' To illuminate a path forward for American-Iranian relations, the authors address some of the most persistent myths about Iran, its ruling elite, and its people. They discuss the ways Iran played a vital role in US grand strategy after World War II. They discuss the Ayatollah Khomeini's worldview--including his view of the United States as 'the Great Satan'--and his remarkably durable legacy, which has animated decades of Iranian policies even when such policies are detrimental to the country's other stated national interests. Finally, they highlight lessons leaders can learn from America's many missteps since the 1979 Islamic Revolution." -- publisher.
Hoover Library
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xxi, 19 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Foreword. The Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection: possibilities and limitations / by Eiichiro Azuma
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction. The Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection / by Kaoru "Kay" Ueda
  • Essay. Roots of the Issei: exploring early Japanese American Newspapers / by Andrew Way Leong
  • References
  • About the author.
Roots of the Issei presents a complex and nuanced picture of the Japanese American community in the early twentieth century: a people challenged by racial prejudice and anti-Japanese immigration laws trying to gain a foothold in a new land while remaining connected to Japan. Against this backdrop, Andrew Way Leong examines the emergence of generational terms that have long been used to organize Japanese American narratives: issei (first generation), nisei (second generation), and sansei (third generation). In the process, he suggests these widely-used generational concepts are in fact a recent construct. Leong's illuminating research is made possible by the Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection, the world's largest open-access, full-image, and searchable online digital collection of Japanese American newspapers. With this technology, Leong is able to analyze materials that until recently were regarded as beyond computer-aided analysis, due to difficulties presented by the complexity of Japanese language. With access to these primary sources, Leong is able to upend several scholarly assumptions and beliefs and present a never-before-seen picture of Japanese American struggles--both with an adversarial host country and among themselves--backed by the authority of primary sources.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817922054 20180723
Hoover Library
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xvii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Global news networks and state power
  • Western global news networks and state power 1: diplomacy
  • Western global news networks and state power 2: intelligence
  • Non-western global news networks: diplomacy and intelligence gathering
  • Conclusion
  • Interview with Terry Phillips
  • Methodology.
Hoover Library
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ix, 309 pages : charts ; 23 cm.
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513 pages : maps (some color) ; 22 cm
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xvii, 281 pages ; 25 cm.
Hoover Library
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x, 223 pages ; 23 cm.
Throughout the world today there are obvious trouble spots that have the potential to explode into serious conflicts at any time in the immediate or distant future. This study examines what history suggests about the future possibilities and characteristics of war and the place that thinking about conflict deserves in the formation of American strategy in coming decades. The author offers a historical perspective to show that armed conflict between organized political groups has been mankind's constant companion and that America must remain prepared to use its military power to deal with an unstable, uncertain, and fractious world. Williamson Murray shows that while there are aspects of human conflict that will not change no matter what advances in technology or computing power may occur, the character of war appears to be changing at an increasingly rapid pace with scientific advances providing new and more complex weapons, means of production, communications, and sensors, and myriad other inventions, all capable of altering the character of the battle space in unexpected fashions. He explains why the past is crucial to understanding many of the possibilities that lie in wait, as well as for any examination of the course of American strategy and military performance in the future-and warns that the moral and human results of the failure of American politicians and military leaders to recognize the implications of the past are already apparent.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817920043 20170410
Hoover Library
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ix, 177 pages : tables, charts ; 24 cm.
  • Is America still the “hope of Earth”? : origins and underpinnings of American exceptionalism / Paul E. Peterson
  • Legal origins of American exceptionalism / Michael McConnell
  • American exceptionalism : due principally to secure private property rights / Gary Libecap
  • Intellectual property as a pillar of American exceptionalism / Stephen Haber
  • The exceptional economy / Edward P. Lazear
  • Law and the regulatory state / John Cochrane
  • Whither American exceptionalism? / Niall Ferguson
  • What makes America great? : entrepreneurship / Lee Ohanian
  • American dominance of the international order / Kori Schake
  • The foundations of America’s exceptional role in the world / Victor Davis Hanson
  • Herbert Hoover and American exceptionalism / George H. Nash
  • Ronald Reagan and American exceptionalism / Annelise Anderson
  • The American dream is alive in the minds of young Americans / William Damon.
Hoover Library
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401 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 cm
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