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Solzhenitsyn in Exile: Critical Essays and Documentary Materials

via Hoover Institution Press
Thursday, August 1, 1985

Solzhenitsyn in Exile rises out of the aiding interest in Solzhenitsyn: the political image, the writer, and the man. There are four aspects to this volume: the change in attitude toward Solzhenitsyn in the West after his expulsion from the USSR; literary criticism of his oeuvre since his expulsion from Russia; newly translated memoirs and interviews; and bibliographies of works about Solzhenitsyn and his writings.

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Colonial Office and Nigeria, 1898–1914

by John M. Carlandvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, April 1, 1985

Conventional scholarly wisdom supports the notion that the Colonial Office did little more than coordinate and review the proposals of others during the administrative occupation of Africa. 

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A Vietnam Experience: Ten Years of Reflection

by James Bond Stockdalevia Hoover Institution Press
Thursday, November 1, 1984

Admiral Stockdale looks back at his ten years in Vietnam. Ranging in subject from methods of communication in prison to military ethics to the principles of leadership, the thirty-four selections contained in this volume are a unique record of what their author calls a "melting experience," a pressure-packed existence that forces one to grow.

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Lenin and the Twentieth Century

via Hoover Institution Press
Monday, October 1, 1984

Bertram D. Wolfe (1896–1977) was one of the foremost American authorities on Soviet history and politics. Several generations of students in dozens of countries have acquired their first understanding of the events and personalities that shaped modern Russia from Wolfe's landmark study, Three Who Made a Revolution. 

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Great Depression, 1929–1938: Lessons for the 1980s

via Hoover Institution Press
Friday, September 7, 1984

Economists as diverse in approach as Lord Keynes and Milton Friedman have analyzed the causes of the Great Depression, and their answers have ranged from underconsumption to failings in monetary policy. 

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The Essence of Hayek

via Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, August 1, 1984

The twenty-one essays in this book provide an overview of the contributions of Nobel laureate and Hoover Institution honorary fellow Friedrich A. von Hayek to the fields of economics, political theory, history, and philosophy.

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The Doomsday Myth: 10,000 Years

by Charles Maurice, Charles W. Smithsonvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, June 1, 1984

In The Doomsday Myth, Charles Maurice and Charles Smithson show that although doom merchants have been predicting imminent collapse from resource shortages as long as civilization has existed, no nation has ever fallen because of the depletion of a resource. They also show that government intervention has not been the solution to these crises. Instead, freely functioning markets with individuals acting in their own self-interest have eliminated shortages, and averted doomsday. The free market theme is the same one used by Adam Smith in The Wealth of Nations in 1776, but the need to restate it for new generations is urgent. The authors concluded that a resource-based doomsday will arrive only if we suspend the functioning of free markets.

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Berlin Alert: The Memoirs and Reports of Truman Smith

by Robert Hessenvia Hoover Institution Press
Tuesday, March 6, 1984

In 1940, after the fall of France, Truman Smith and Charles Lindbergh were denounced as Nazi sympathizers and charged with deliberately exaggerating the strength of the Luftwaffe to discourage America from resisting Hitler's demands. 

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Russians and Their Favorite Books

by Klaus Mehnertvia Hoover Institution Press
Sunday, October 30, 1983

The fiction that Russian adults read.

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Registration and the Draft

via Hoover Institution Press
Tuesday, July 20, 1982

Book by Anderson, Martin.

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Military History Working Group


The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.