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Porter, Gareth 1942-

Overview
Works: 69 works in 241 publications in 5 languages and 7,724 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor
Classifications: GE170, 363.7056
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Most widely held works by Gareth Porter
Global environmental politics by Pamela S Chasek( Book )

40 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Global Environmental Politics was first published, the environment was just emerging as a pivotal issue in traditional international relations. Now the environment is a topic central to discussions of security politics and the relationship between foreign and domestic policy - and so much has changed that Gareth Porter and Janet Welsh Brown found themselves rewriting more than half of their original text. With new cases on biodiversity and desertification, this classic work is more complete and up-to-date than any survey of environmental politics on the market." "In addition to providing a concise yet comprehensive overview of global environmental issues, the authors have worked to contextualize key topics such as the Rio conference, water security, the biodiversity treaty, and trade in toxics. Environmental concerns from global warming to the ozone layer to whaling are seen as challenges to transnational relations, with governments, NGOs, IGOS, and MNCs all facing the prospect of multilateral interaction to solve a growing global problem."--Jacket
A peace denied : the United States, Vietnam, and the Paris agreement by Gareth Porter( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perils of dominance : imbalance of power and the road to war in Vietnam by Gareth Porter( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perils of Dominance is the first completely new interpretation of how and why the United States went to war in Vietnam. It challenges the prevailing theory that U.S. officials adhered blindly to the Cold War doctrine that loss of Vietnam would result in a "domino effect" and lead to communist domination of Southeast Asia. Gareth Porter presents compelling evidence that U.S. policy decisions on Vietnam from 1954 to mid-1965 were shaped by an overwhelming imbalance of military power favoring the United States over the Soviet Union and China."--BOOK JACKET
Cambodia : starvation and revolution by George C Hildebrand( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam, the definitive documentation of human decisions by Gareth Porter( Book )

16 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam : the politics of bureaucratic socialism by Gareth Porter( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam, a history in documents by Gareth Porter( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manufactured crisis : the untold story of the Iran nuclear scare by Gareth Porter( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on eight years of covering the Iran nuclear issue and new research and interviews with participants, Porter reconstructs the history of Iran's nuclear program and shows how the United States and Israel used the accusation about Iran's desire for nuclear weapons to try to pressure Tehran to give up its right to have nuclear power for peaceful purposes"--Back cover
Resources, population, and the Philippines' future : a case study by Gareth Porter( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testimony of D. Gareth Porter. Hearing, Ninety-third Congress, first session by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fisheries subsidies, overfishing, and trade by Gareth Porter( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper provides an analytical framework for international consideration of the issue of fisheries subsidies, trade and the environment
The politics of counterinsurgency in the Philippines : military and political options by Gareth Porter( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imperialism and social structure in twentieth century Vietnam by Gareth Porter( Book )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JFK : a president betrayed( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, the film uncovers new evidence on how John F. Kennedy reversed years of U.S. policy by leading back-channel peace efforts with Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, and other U.S. enemies. This riveting documentary highlights how President Kennedy was subverted by top U.S. officials and resented by military advisors, all the while considering how the world may be different had he lived
The road from Rio : an agenda for U.S. follow-up to the Earth Summit by Gareth Porter( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of GEF's overall performance( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The politics of food : starvation and agricultural revolution in Cambodia by Gareth Porter( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innovative solutions for Iraq( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of scholars discusses the conditions in Iraq since the 2006 Iraqi elections and proposes solutions for those political problems
The United States and the biodiversity convention : the case for participation by Gareth Porter( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam : the definitive documentation of human decisions( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Perils of dominance : imbalance of power and the road to war in Vietnam
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Gareth Porter Amerikaans oorlogsverslaggever

Gareth Porter historiador estadounidense

Gareth Porter historien américain

Porter, D. Gareth.

Porter, D. Gareth 1942-

Porter, Daniel Gareth.

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