"With this volume, we celebrate a quarter century of the Yearbook and its 25th consecutive volume. Over the years the Yearbook has chronicled the domestic and international activities of nonruling communist parties, national liberation movements, and ruling parties that regard Moscow or Beijing as their guiding lights. This past year we have continued to trace the momentous changes and subsequent metamorphoses of various communist parties into quasi-democratic, self-proclaimed socialist movements or loose federations.
Revolution: the Reagan Legacy gives a vivid account of how Reagan came to power, the way he governed, and the people around him—Bush, Haig, Deaver, Weinberger, Shultz, Stockman, Jim Baker, Don Regan, Casey, North—right through a detailed analysis of the Iran-Contra affair.
In Danger Undaunted, based on 338 manuscript boxes deposited in 1942 in the archives of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and peace, conveys the logic, complexity, and passion of the anti-interventionist movement. The book illustrates the dramatic impact this well-organized and vocal group had on the foreign policy of the United States and on the political behavior of many of America's most prominent statesmen of the prewar years.
The title of Guy Sorman's book pays homage to the great European economist Adam Smith and his book The Wealth of Nations. Smith was a moralist preoccuppied with the notion of social justice and a realist who believed in an unfettered free market. Sorman's study reiterates that the free market is the universal principle of development, that the free market works.
In this study of the modern Uzbeks, Professor Edward A. Allworth provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of an important group of Muslim people who live within the boundaries of the Soviet Union. After the Russians and the Ukranians, the Uzbeks are the largest ethnic group in the Soviet Union and the strongest of a number of Muslim communities that populate the vast region of Central Asia.