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Chernus, Ira, 1946-
Apocalypse management : Eisenhower and the discourse of national insecurity / Ira Chernus
Alternate Title Eisenhower and the discourse of national insecurity
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2008
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E835 .C47 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 -- Political and social views
Subject(s) National security -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Cold War -- Diplomatic history
Subject 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
Physical Description xii, 307 p. ; 24 cm
Note 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
Series Stanford nuclear age series

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