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American National Security / Edition 5
     

American National Security / Edition 5

by Amos A. Jordan, Michael J. Mazarr, Sam Nunn, William J. Taylor Jr.
 

ISBN-10: 0801859840

ISBN-13: 9780801859847

Pub. Date: 11/28/1998

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

This fifth edition of American National Security is a timely update of a classic classroom text, providing contemporary perspectives on limited war, economic challenges to national security, and research and development. It reviews the changing security environment in key regions of the world: Russia, East Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and

Overview

This fifth edition of American National Security is a timely update of a classic classroom text, providing contemporary perspectives on limited war, economic challenges to national security, and research and development. It reviews the changing security environment in key regions of the world: Russia, East Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Europe. And it identifies the issues that the United States must face in the next century: peace operations, conflict and arms control, and the widening array of missions undertaken by U.S. armed forces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801859847
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Edition description:
fifth edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.55(d)

Table of Contents

Contents:; A Guide to the Adult Eye; How Our Vision Changes over Time; The Eye Exam; All about Eyeglasses; Contact Lenses: Everything You Need to Know; Refractive Surgery: Don't Discard Those Spectacles Just Yet; Cataracts; Glaucoma, the "Silent Thief"; Age-Related Macular Degeneration; The Eyelids; The Cornea; The Conjunctiva; The Complicated World of Tears; The Uvea: Iris, Ciliary Body, and Choroid; The Retina and Vitreous; The Optic Nerve; Eye Trauma and Emergencies; General Health Problems that Can Affect the Eyes; Coping with Low Vision; Common Medications that Affect the Eyes; Appendix: A Guide to Eye Medications and Their Side Effects; Symptom Index

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