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Strategies Of Containment

Author : John Lewis Gaddis
ISBN : 0195030974
Genre : Diplomacy
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A discussion of United States foreign policy from World War II to the Carter administration is based on recently declassified government documents
Category: Diplomacy

Strategies Of Containment

Author : John Lewis Gaddis
ISBN : 0198038909
Genre : History
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When Strategies of Containment was first published, the Soviet Union was still a superpower, Ronald Reagan was president of the United States, and the Berlin Wall was still standing. This updated edition of Gaddis' classic carries the history of containment through the end of the Cold War. Beginning with Franklin D. Roosevelt's postwar plans, Gaddis provides a thorough critical analysis of George F. Kennan's original strategy of containment, NSC-68, The Eisenhower-Dulles "New Look," the Kennedy-Johnson "flexible response" strategy, the Nixon-Kissinger strategy of detente, and now a comprehensive assessment of how Reagan - and Gorbechev - completed the process of containment, thereby bringing the Cold War to an end. He concludes, provocatively, that Reagan more effectively than any other Cold War president drew upon the strengths of both approaches while avoiding their weaknesses. A must-read for anyone interested in Cold War history, grand strategy, and the origins of the post-Cold War world.
Category: History

Tales Of Liberation Strategies Of Containment

Author : Debra Ann MacComb
ISBN : 9781317733935
Genre : Social Science
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This book examines six Progressive Age novels of marital discord which specifically focus upon narratives of divorced and divorcing women within the context of their multivalent social and economic value on the "Marriage market."
Category: Social Science

Involvement By Invitation

Author : Kuross A. Samii
ISBN : UOM:39015012870302
Genre : Political Science
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Provides an analysis of American-Iranian diplomatic relations before 1954
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The Rhetoric Of Pessimism And Strategies Of Containment In The Short Stories Of Guy De Maupassant

Author : David Bryant
ISBN : NWU:35556022796742
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This study proposes an overall interpretation based on an analysis of three constants. First, Maupassant accepts that man lives in an objective, contingent world in which he has no purpose, and elevates the notion of chance into an explanation of the human condition. Secondly, this awareness explains the adoption of a view of the world as farce. Thirdly, in order to shape and mitigate the consequences of these positions, Maupassant elaborates a rhetoric of pessimism and strategies of containment. The book argues that this triple approach enables Maupassant to rise above the evidence of his experience and gives the reader access to a work that otherwise might appear inconsequential and disparate. Maupassant's three hundred and six short stories represent a unified series of variations on three constants and offer a coherent, structured response to a personal dilemma that nevertheless has wider application.
Category: Literary Criticism

On Grand Strategy

Author : John Lewis Gaddis
ISBN : 9780525557296
Genre : History
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A master class in strategic thinking, distilled from the legendary program the author has co-taught at Yale for decades For almost two decades, Yale students have competed for admission each year to the "Studies in Grand Strategy" seminar taught by John Lewis Gaddis, Paul Kennedy, and Charles Hill. Its purpose has been to prepare future leaders for responsibilities they will face, through lessons drawn from history and the classics. Now Gaddis has distilled that teaching into a succinct, sharp and potentially transformational book, surveying statecraft from the ancient Greeks to Franklin D. Roosevelt and beyond. An unforgettable guide to the art of leadership, On Grand Strategy is, in every way, its own master class.
Category: History

Post Structuralist Readings Of English Poetry

Author : Richard Machin
ISBN : 0521315832
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A selection of close-readings of canonical English poems with a focus on ideas and debates in critical theory and literary history.
Category: Literary Criticism