American Foreign Relations Since 1600: A Guide to the by Robert L. Beisner

By Robert L. Beisner

The USA has shaped alliances, exchanged diplomats, traded items and providers, and fought wars with countries on each continent yet Antarctica. and folks have written books, articles, experiences, and papers by way of the millions on those subjects.In American overseas kin on account that 1600, the 2002 president of the Society for Historians of yankee overseas family members, Robert Beisner, has labored with contributors of SHAFR to assemble the main exhaustive survey of writing on American overseas relatives ever released. masking four hundred years of yank heritage, his workforce of editors—all best specialists within the field—have referenced and annotated approximately 20,000 released and nonpublished works. it is all right here, from the Mayflower Compact to the My Lai bloodbath, from the conflict of 1812 to the struggle on terrorism, from the pre-Revolutionary period to the post-Cold conflict global.

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The same author also prepared Arms Control and Disarmament: A Bibliography (1977) (1:136). 1:134 The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook. New York: United Nations, 1976–. Published annually since 1976, this yearbook essentially surveys progress toward disarmament efforts by the UN and is an official publication of that body. In addition to being an annual report, the yearbook contains texts of resolutions and decisions, voting patterns, and the status of agreements. It covers nuclear, chemical, biological, and conventional weapons.

New York: Oceana Publications, 1994. The subtitle describes the contents of this useful compendium on NAFTA. 1:154 Kurian, George Thomas, ed. Encyclopedia of the Third World. 3 vols. 4th ed. New York: Facts on File, 1992. Each edition of this work has a preface defining third world countries and describing their status with respect to each other and to more developed countries. For each developing nation, a separate extended entry provides a specified set of information. Each country is described in such detail that the work can be used as adjunct to the Europa World Year Book (see entry 1:10) in the years in which it was published.

The purpose of this work is to provide French-, German-, and English-language equivalents for terms used in international law. As a polyglot dictionary it is useful, but researchers should not be misled by the title to expect definitions. 1:120 Matsuura, Kumiko, Joachim W. Müller, and Karl P. Sauvant. Chronology and Fact Book of the United Nations, 1941–1991. 8th ed. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana Publications, 1992. A cumulative supplement to a series, Annual Review of United Nations Affairs (see entry 1:111), this work covers the period indicated in its title.

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