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Gurman, Hannah
The dissent papers : the voices of diplomats in the Cold War and beyond / Hannah Gurman
Alternate Title Voices of diplomats in the Cold War and beyond
New York : Columbia University Press, c2012
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 3rd Floor  E840 .G87 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989
Subject(s) Cold War -- Diplomatic history
Diplomats -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description ix, 280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-267) and index
Contents Introduction -- The pen as sword: George Kennan and the politics of authorship in the early Cold War -- Learn to write well: the China hands and the communist-ification of diplomatic reporting -- Revising the Vietnam balance sheet: the rhetorical logic of escalation versus George Ball's writerly logic of diplomacy -- The other plumbers unit: the dissent channel of the U.S. State Department -- Conclusion the life after: from internal dissenter to public prophet

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