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The Resource Kennedy's wars : Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam, Lawrence Freedman

Kennedy's wars : Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam, Lawrence Freedman

Label
Kennedy's wars : Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam
Title
Kennedy's wars
Title remainder
Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Freedman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this examination of President John F. Kennedy's dealings with tensions in Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam, a noted historian draws on the best of Cold War scholarship and newly released government documents to illuminate Kennedy as an effective military strategist who was able to prevent a major war during his presidency. 16 halftones. 3 maps
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1470
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Kennedy's wars : Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam, Lawrence Freedman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [489]-505) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Liberal anticommunism -- Beyond massive retaliation -- The third world alternative -- Policies and people -- The new strategy -- To Vienna and back -- The Berlin anomaly -- A contest of resolve -- The wall -- Tests and tension -- Flexible response -- Berlin to Cuba -- Removing Castro -- A deniable plan -- An undeniable fiasco -- Still Castro -- Mongoose -- Searching for missiles -- The options debated -- Blockade -- Military steps -- Political steps -- The denouement -- A crisis managed -- Aftermath -- Back to square one -- The Sino-Soviet split -- Toward a test ban -- The test ban treaty -- Measured response -- Counterinsurgency -- Laos -- Commitment withour combat -- Deciding not to decide -- The Taylor report -- Decisions -- The influence of Laos -- In the dark -- Coersion and clients -- Diem's assasination -- Kennedy to Johnson
Control code
ocm43118283
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 528 pages
Isbn
9780195134537
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99087898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Kennedy's wars : Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam, Lawrence Freedman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [489]-505) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Liberal anticommunism -- Beyond massive retaliation -- The third world alternative -- Policies and people -- The new strategy -- To Vienna and back -- The Berlin anomaly -- A contest of resolve -- The wall -- Tests and tension -- Flexible response -- Berlin to Cuba -- Removing Castro -- A deniable plan -- An undeniable fiasco -- Still Castro -- Mongoose -- Searching for missiles -- The options debated -- Blockade -- Military steps -- Political steps -- The denouement -- A crisis managed -- Aftermath -- Back to square one -- The Sino-Soviet split -- Toward a test ban -- The test ban treaty -- Measured response -- Counterinsurgency -- Laos -- Commitment withour combat -- Deciding not to decide -- The Taylor report -- Decisions -- The influence of Laos -- In the dark -- Coersion and clients -- Diem's assasination -- Kennedy to Johnson
Control code
ocm43118283
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xx, 528 pages
Isbn
9780195134537
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99087898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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