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National Intelligence Council, 2004. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. , xliv. 678 pages. With CD in pocket at back cover. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. Some tears and wear on back cover. Text in English with some Chinese text. The National Intelligence Council issued this collection of over seventy National Intelligence Estimates on China--the largest such release ever made at one time. These formerly classified documents represent the most authoritative assessments of the United States Government and so constitute a unique historical records of a momentous era in China's modern history.
Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1993. Louisiana Paperback Edition [stated]. Trade paperback. ix, , 190,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliographical Note. Index. Stephen Edward Ambrose (January 10, 1936 – October 13, 2002) was an American historian and biographer of U.S. Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. He was a longtime professor of history at the University of New Orleans and the author of many bestselling volumes of American popular history. There have been numerous allegations of plagiarism and inaccuracies in his writings. However, in a review of To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian for the New York Times, William Everdell wrote that "he certainly deserved better from some of his envious peers" and credited the historian with reaching "an important lay audience without endorsing its every prejudice or sacrificing the profession's standards of scholarship.
London: J. Almon, 1785. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. disbound from volume. Format is approximately 5 inches by 8 inches. This has been removed from a bound volume, presumably a compendium of pamphlets. Pagination , 5-68 pages. Footnotes. Tabular data. The author of "A Short Essay" is reported to have been James Glenie. Field Marshal Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond, 3rd Duke of Lennox, 3rd Duke of Aubigny, KG, PC, FRS (22 February 1735 – 29 December 1806), styled Earl of March until 1750, of Goodwood House in Sussex and of Richmond House in London, was a British Army officer and politician. He associated with the Rockingham Whigs and rose to hold the post of Southern Secretary. He was noteworthy for his support for the colonists during the American Revolutionary War, his support for a policy of concession in Ireland and his advanced views on the issue of parliamentary reform. He went on to be a reforming Master-General of the Ordnance first in the Rockingham ministry and then in the ministry of William Pitt. In January 1784 he joined the First Pitt the Younger Ministry as Master-General of the Ordnance; in this role he reformed the Department, introducing salaries for office holders, starting a survey of the South Coast (which led to the formation of the Ordnance Survey) and introducing new artillery (leading to the formation of the Royal Horse Artillery).
London: The Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1997. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. vii, , 61,  pages. Footnotes. Maps. Tables. Further Reading. Ink marks noted. Pavel Kimovich Baev (born 22 May 1957) is a Russian-Norwegian political scientist and security scholar. He is currently a research professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and a senior nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution (Washington, DC). Baev graduated from Moscow State University (M.A. in economic and political geography, 1979) and worked in a research institute in the USSR Ministry of Defence. He received his Ph.D. in international relations from the Institute for US and Canadian Studies in Moscow in 1988, then worked in the newly created Institute of Europe in Moscow until 1992, when he moved to Oslo, Norway and joined PRIO. In 1994?1996, he held a Democratic Institutions Fellowship from NATO. From 1995?2001, Baev was co-editor of the academic journal Security Dialogue, and from 1999-2005 he was a member of the PRIO board. Baev's current research includes the transformation of the Russian military, Russia ? European Union relations, Russia's energy policy, Russia's policy in the Arctic, terrorism and conflicts in the Caucasus. He is a member of the PONARS Eurasia program, currently located at the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at the Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University. Baev is the author of several books and academic articles and he is a regular columnist in the Eurasia Daily Monitor published by the Jamestown Foundation.
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1956. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Format is approximately 5 inches by 7.5 inches. , vi, 107,  pages. References. DJ is worn, soiled with small tears and chips. DJ front flap has top corner clipped, but price is at the lower corner. Inscribed by the author to Philip Morrison! There is an 8.5 inch by 10 inch sheet, folded into quarters laid in which what appear to be notes on the book in Morrison's handwriting. Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett OM CH FRS (18 November 1897 – 13 July 1974) was a British experimental physicist known for his work on cloud chambers, cosmic rays, and paleomagnetism, winning the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1948. In 1925 he became the first person to prove that radioactivity could cause the nuclear transmutation of one chemical element to another. He also made a major contribution in World War II advising on military strategy and developing operational research. In 1935 Blackett was invited to join the Aeronautical Research Committee chaired by Sir Henry Tizard. The committee was effective pressing for the early installation of Radar for air defence. In the early part of World War II, Blackett spent time at the Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) Farnborough, where he made a major contribution to the design of the Mark XIV bomb sight which allowed bombs to be released without a level bombing run beforehand. August 1940 Blackett became scientific adviser to Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Pile, Commander in Chief of Anti-Aircraft Command and thus began the work that resulted in the field of study known as operational research (OR).
New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 1993. First Printing. Hardcover. 23 cm, 107, footnotes, index, pencil erasure on half-title. Sidney David Drell (September 13, 1926 – December 21, 2016) was an American theoretical physicist and arms control expert. He was professor emeritus at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) and senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. Drell was a noted contributor in the fields of quantum electrodynamics and high-energy particle physics. The Drell–Yan process is partially named for him. Drell was active as a scientific advisor to the U.S. government, and was a founding member of the JASON Defense Advisory Group. William James Crowe Jr. (January 2, 1925 – October 18, 2007) was an admiral who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and as the ambassador to the United Kingdom under President Clinton. McGeorge "Mac" Bundy (March 30, 1919 – September 16, 1996) was an American expert in defense policy, serving as United States National Security Advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He was president of the Ford Foundation from 1966 through 1979. In 1953 as its youngest dean worked to develop Harvard as a merit-based university. He also served as a scholar in residence at the Carnegie Corporation.