Journal of Transatlantic Studies

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 199–200 | Cite as

Special issue: The US Secretaries of State and Transatlantic Relations Edited by Klaus Larres

  • Klaus Larres


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    Surprisingly there are few newer books available which deal with the position of the Secretary of State as such rather than with certain office holders. See Alexander DeConde, The American Secretary of State: An Interpretation (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1975)Google Scholar
  2. 1a.
    Donald P. Warwick with Marvin Meade and Theodore Reed, A Theory of Public Bureaucracy: Politics, Personality and Organization in the State Department (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975)Google Scholar
  3. 1b.
    Barry Rubin, Secrets of State (New York: Oxford University Press, 1985). The standard work, though now somewhat dated, on individual American Secretaries of State is Robert Ferrell and Samuel Bemis (eds), The American Secretaries of State and their Diplomacy (New York: Cooper Square Publishers, 1963ff., 18 vols)Google Scholar
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    see also Edward S. Milhalkanin, American Statesmen: Secretaries of State from John Jay to Colin Powell (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus Larres
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  1. 1.School of History and International AffairsUniversity of UlsterBelfastNorthern Ireland, UK

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