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The Invention of China is a very readable book that will educate the general reader and provide experienced sinologists with a bevy of insights and fresh perspectives on a growing military
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“an exceptional selection of the top-quality writings of that unique institution that is the American presidency . . .”
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“Fawcett displays an impressive knowledge of the thinkers and doers of . . . conservatism throughout modern history.”
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“an excellent introduction to the surprisingly wide spectrum of military conflicts, both hot and cold that occurred from 1945–1991.”
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