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The New Wealth of Nations

by Guy Sormanvia Hoover Institution Press
Sunday, April 1, 1990

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.

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The Modern Uzbeks From the Fourteenth Century to the Present: A Cultural History

by Edward A. Allworthvia Hoover Institution Press
Thursday, March 1, 1990

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.

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Red Eagle: The Army in Polish Politics, 1944–1988

by Andrew A. Michtavia Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, November 1, 1989

Book by Michta, Andrew A.

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Robert D. Murphy: A Register of His Papers in the Hoover Institution Archives

via Hoover Institution Press
Sunday, October 1, 1989

This volume describes the collection of papers covering the period 1913-1978 of Robert D. Murphy, wartime State Department adviser to General Dwight D. Eisenhower and subsequent under secretary of state. 

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Guide to the Boris I. Nicolaevsky Collection

via Hoover Institution Press
Sunday, October 1, 1989

Provides documentation of the 19th and 20th century Russian revolutioanry movements; political, social and economic conditions in Russia and the Soviet Union; Russian emigre life and politics both before and after 1917; and the international socialist movement in Europe and the US from the time of Karl Marx onward.

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In the Shadow of Giants: The Major Powers and the Security of Southeast Asia

by James A. Gregorvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, September 1, 1989

The author illustrates that an increased Soviet military presence should weaken U.S. security associations in East Asia by threatening the integrity of the sea-lanes that supply Northeast Asia with necessary raw materials and possibly lead to the eventual domination of the West Pacific by the Soviet Union.

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Women in the First and Second World Wars: A Checklist of the Holdings of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace

via Hoover Institution Press
Saturday, October 1, 1988

Women in the First and Second World Wars lists the holdings on this topic, both printed and archival, of the Hoover Institution in Western European languages as of the end of 1987. The checklist is divided into two main parts: the time periods of 1914-1918 and 1939-1945. The references are based on the catalogs of the Hoover Library and Archives.

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The Essence of Friedman

via Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, July 1, 1987

This collection of essays presents a sampling of the significant contributions to twentieth-century economic thought and practice by Nobel Prize-winner Milton Friedman.

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Power, Competition and the State: Vol 1: Britain in Search of Balance, 1940–61

by Keith Middlemasvia Hoover Institution Press
Sunday, March 1, 1987

A study of how World War II British politicians planned a postwar settlement to remedy inadequacies from the interwar years; how that settlement was implemented in conditions different from what they had imagined; and why it became so criticized that the Macmillan government tried to recreate it.

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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.