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Bomb power : the modern presidency and the national security state, Garry Wills

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Bomb power : the modern presidency and the national security state
Title
Bomb power
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the modern presidency and the national security state
Statement of responsibility
Garry Wills
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Language
eng
Summary
From Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Garry Wills comes this groundbreaking examination of how the atomic bomb profoundly altered the nature of American democracy, and why we have been in a state of war alert ever since
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Index
index present
LC call number
UA23
LC item number
.W4596 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Bomb power : the modern presidency and the national security state, Garry Wills
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: war in peace -- The making of bomb power. Fatal miracle ; Atomic politics ; The care and keeping of the bomb -- The national security state. Beginnings (1945-1946) ; Annus mirabilis (1947) ; Completing the apparatus (1948-1952) -- Presidential wars. Korea ; Permanent emergency -- Information power. Secrecy as embarrassment cover ; Secrecy as Congress deceiver ; Secrecy as policy disabler ; Secrecy as crime concealer -- Executive usurpations. "War powers" ; Challenging secrecy ; The unitary executive ; American monarch
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
278 p.
Isbn
9781594202407
Lccn
2009030182
System control number
(OCoLC)428731352

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