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The Resource State of Doom : Bernard Brodie, The Bomb, and the Birth of the Bipolar World

State of Doom : Bernard Brodie, The Bomb, and the Birth of the Bipolar World

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State of Doom : Bernard Brodie, The Bomb, and the Birth of the Bipolar World
Title
State of Doom
Title remainder
Bernard Brodie, The Bomb, and the Birth of the Bipolar World
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bernard Brodie (1910-1978) was a leading 20th century theorist and philosopher of war. A key architect of American nuclear strategy, Brodie was one of the first civilian defense intellectuals to cross over into the military world. State of Doom explores Brodie's evolution as a theorist and his response to the technological innovations that transformed warfare from WWII to the Vietnam War. It situates his theoretical development within the classical theories of Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831), as Brodie came to be known as America's Clausewitz. While his first influential works focused on naval
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zellen, Barry Scott
Dewey number
325.825119
Index
no index present
LC call number
UA23 .Z889 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brodie, Bernard
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear warfare
  • United States
  • Brodie, Bernard
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Military policy
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Nuclear weapons
  • United States
Label
State of Doom : Bernard Brodie, The Bomb, and the Birth of the Bipolar World
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; FOREWORD; CHAPTER ONE Before the Bomb: Brodie's Early Thoughts on War and History; CHAPTER TWO After the A-Bomb: Restoring Order in the Age of Absolute War; CHAPTER THREE After the H-Bomb: Preserving Order in the Age of Apocalyptic War; CHAPTER FOUR Rethinking the Unthinkable: New Thinking on Escalation and Limited War; CHAPTER FIVE Clausewitz for America: Reuniting War and Politics in the Nuclear Age; Bibliography; Index
Control code
769344387
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (361 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441161345
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769344387
Label
State of Doom : Bernard Brodie, The Bomb, and the Birth of the Bipolar World
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; FOREWORD; CHAPTER ONE Before the Bomb: Brodie's Early Thoughts on War and History; CHAPTER TWO After the A-Bomb: Restoring Order in the Age of Absolute War; CHAPTER THREE After the H-Bomb: Preserving Order in the Age of Apocalyptic War; CHAPTER FOUR Rethinking the Unthinkable: New Thinking on Escalation and Limited War; CHAPTER FIVE Clausewitz for America: Reuniting War and Politics in the Nuclear Age; Bibliography; Index
Control code
769344387
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (361 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441161345
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769344387

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