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The Resource Creating the national security state : a history of the law that transformed America, Douglas T. Stuart

Creating the national security state : a history of the law that transformed America, Douglas T. Stuart

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Creating the national security state : a history of the law that transformed America
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Creating the national security state
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a history of the law that transformed America
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Douglas T. Stuart
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eng
Summary
For the last sixty years, American foreign and defense policymaking has been dominated by a network of institutions created by one piece of legislation--the 1947 National Security Act. This is the definitive study of the intense political and bureaucratic struggles that surrounded the passage and initial implementation of the law. Focusing on the critical years from 1937 to 1960, Douglas Stuart shows how disputes over the lessons of Pearl Harbor and World War II informed the debates that culminated in the legislation, and how the new national security agencies were subsequently transformed by
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non fiction
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  • bibliography
Creating the national security state : a history of the law that transformed America, Douglas T. Stuart
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Creating the national security state : a history of the law that transformed America, Douglas T. Stuart
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7sz13
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-333) and index
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online resource
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Contents
A farewell to normalcy -- "One man is responsible": managing national security during World War II -- Marshall's Plan: the battle over postwar unification of the armed forces -- Eberstadt's Plan: "active, intimate and continuous relationships" -- Connecting the domestic ligaments of national security -- From the national military establishment to the Office of the Secretary of Defense -- Closing the phalanx: the establishment of the NSC and the CIA, 1947-1960
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1 online resource (xiii, 342 pages)
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9780691133713
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