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The Resource The Cuban Missile Crisis : a concise history, Don Munton, David A. Welch

The Cuban Missile Crisis : a concise history, Don Munton, David A. Welch

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The Cuban Missile Crisis : a concise history
Title
The Cuban Missile Crisis
Title remainder
a concise history
Statement of responsibility
Don Munton, David A. Welch
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The authors distill the best current scholarship on the Cuban missile crisis into a brief narrative history. They draw on newly available documents to provide a comprehensive treatment of its causes, events, consequences, and significance. Stressing the importance of context in relation to the genesis, conduct, and resolution of the crisis, the U.S., Soviet, and Cuban angles are examined, revealing the vital role differences in national perspectives played at every stage. While the book provides a concise, up-to-date look at this pivotal event, it also notes gaps and mysteries in the historical record and highlights important persistent interpretive disputes. The authors provide a detailed guide to the literature and film for those who wish to explore further. The Cuban Missile Crisis is ideal for undergraduate courses on the 1960s, U.S. foreign policy, the Cold War, twentieth-century world history, and comparative foreign policy
Cataloging source
DLC
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Munton, Don
Dewey number
973.922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E841
LC item number
.M796 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Welch, David A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Label
The Cuban Missile Crisis : a concise history, Don Munton, David A. Welch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-112) 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
Introduction : the REAL thirteen days? -- 1. Background to the crisis -- US-Cuban relations in historical perspective -- The Bay of Pigs and Operation Mongoose -- The Soviet decision to deploy -- 2. Deployment and discovery -- Details of the deployment -- The intelligence game of cat and mouse -- Warnings too late -- On the eve of crisis -- 3. From discovery to blockade -- The storm before the calm -- Narrowing the options -- Decision : the calm before the storm -- 4. The perfect storm -- The speech -- Carrots and sticks -- Khrushchev and Kennedy waver -- The crisis heats up -- The Dobrynin meeting -- Climax and resolution -- 5. Aftermath -- Removing the missiles from Cuba -- The Cuban bomber crisis -- The domestic and international public reaction -- Steps toward détente : the hot line and test ban -- Conclusion -- Bibliographic essay -- Early treatments of the crisis -- The second wave : "critical oral history" -- Recent accounts -- Background and history -- Aftermath -- Document collections and Websites -- Film
Control code
64336195
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 119 pages
Isbn
9780195178609
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006040037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780195178609
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
The Cuban Missile Crisis : a concise history, Don Munton, David A. Welch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-112) 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
Introduction : the REAL thirteen days? -- 1. Background to the crisis -- US-Cuban relations in historical perspective -- The Bay of Pigs and Operation Mongoose -- The Soviet decision to deploy -- 2. Deployment and discovery -- Details of the deployment -- The intelligence game of cat and mouse -- Warnings too late -- On the eve of crisis -- 3. From discovery to blockade -- The storm before the calm -- Narrowing the options -- Decision : the calm before the storm -- 4. The perfect storm -- The speech -- Carrots and sticks -- Khrushchev and Kennedy waver -- The crisis heats up -- The Dobrynin meeting -- Climax and resolution -- 5. Aftermath -- Removing the missiles from Cuba -- The Cuban bomber crisis -- The domestic and international public reaction -- Steps toward détente : the hot line and test ban -- Conclusion -- Bibliographic essay -- Early treatments of the crisis -- The second wave : "critical oral history" -- Recent accounts -- Background and history -- Aftermath -- Document collections and Websites -- Film
Control code
64336195
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 119 pages
Isbn
9780195178609
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006040037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780195178609
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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