The Wilson–Johnson Correspondence
Presenting in full the correspondence between President Lyndon B Johnson and Harold Wilson over the four years between Wilson becoming Prime Minister in 1964 and LBJ leaving the White House in 1969, this volume illuminates the two leaders’ stated hopes of Anglo-American ‘close and friendly cooperation’ and how they were challenged by issues including the Vietnam War, Rhodesia, the Middle East, relations with the USSR and the Monetary crisis.
Politics and Foreign Policy in the Age of George I, 1714–1727
Jeremy Black’s study throws new light on both foreign policy and domestic politics during a period in which royal authority was giving way to cabinet government and Britain was becoming a global sea power, but also experiencing the trauma of the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion and fighting Spain as part of the Quadruple Alliance.
British Politics and Foreign Policy, 1744–57
The mid-18th century was a testing time for the British government, with a series of military and diplomatic failures abroad and Jacobite rebellion at home. Black charts the period’s significant political changes and their links to foreign policy developments.
A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women
Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind
Drawing on her belief that the arts and sciences need not be considered as separate, or gendered, award-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt investigates how such perceptions were formed. With an interdisciplinary approach, she invites readers to question the assumptions that shape our world and our responses to it.
Badiou and Politics
In this interpretation of the work of the influential French philosopher Alain Badiou, Professor Bosteels draws on all Badiou’s writings, from his student days in the 1960s to the present. The study examines his exchanges with other thinkers, including Althusser, Lacan, Deleuze and Derrida, tracks his political activity since May 1968, and argues for an understanding of his thought as a revival of dialectical materialism.