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The Resource Blind oracles : intellectuals and war from Kennan to Kissinger, Bruce Kuklick

Blind oracles : intellectuals and war from Kennan to Kissinger, Bruce Kuklick

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Blind oracles : intellectuals and war from Kennan to Kissinger
Title
Blind oracles
Title remainder
intellectuals and war from Kennan to Kissinger
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Kuklick
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Language
eng
Summary
In this trenchant analysis, historian Bruce Kuklick examines the role of intellectuals in foreign policymaking. He recounts the history of the development of ideas about strategy and foreign policy during a critical period in American history: the era of the nuclear standoff between the United States and the Soviet Union. The book looks at how the country's foremost thinkers advanced their ideas during this time of United States expansionism, a period that culminated in the Vietnam War and détente with the Soviets. Beginning with George Kennan after World War II, and concluding with
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Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton paperbacks
Blind oracles : intellectuals and war from Kennan to Kissinger, Bruce Kuklick
Label
Blind oracles : intellectuals and war from Kennan to Kissinger, Bruce Kuklick
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt4cgcfg
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The social rule of the man of knowledge -- Scientific management and war, 1910-1960 -- Theorists of war, 1945-1953 -- RAND in opposition, 1946-1961 -- Accented and unaccented realism, 1946-1961 -- RAND and the Kennedy administration, 1961-1962 -- Cuba and Nassau, 1962 -- Intellectuals in power, 1961-1966 -- The Kennedy school of government, 1964-1971 -- The Pentagon papers -- Henry Kissinger -- Diplomats on foreign policy, 1976-2001
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Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691123493
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, portrait.
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Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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