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Author Chernus, Ira, 1946-

Title Apocalypse management : Eisenhower and the discourse of national insecurity / Ira Chernus.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  327.7304709 C423a 2008    ---  Available
Description xii, 307 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Stanford nuclear age series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-300) and index.
Contents Introduction: on Eisenhower and discourse -- Part I: The Origins Of Apocalypse Management -- Ideological foundations -- "The chance for peace" -- Candor and Korea -- The new look and "atoms for peace" -- Part II: The Trials Of Apocalypse Management -- The trap -- The president and the bomb, 1953-1955 -- Part III: The Triumph Of Apocalypse Management -- The Formosa Straits crisis -- "Open skies" -- The spirit of Geneva -- Part IV: The Ironies Of Apocalypse Management -- Beyond Geneva -- Mutual security and the military budget -- The president and the bomb, 1956-1960 -- The ironies of disarmament -- Conclusion: the national insecurity state.
Subject Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 -- Political and social views.
National security -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Cold War -- Diplomatic history.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1961.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961.
ISBN 9780804758079 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804758077 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000041498648

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