Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security--From World War II to the War on Terrorism

Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security--From World War II to the War on Terrorism

by Julian E. Zelizer
     
 


“Eminently readable... [a] powerful and rewarding study of U.S. foreign policy in modern times.” —Walter Russell Mead, Foreign AffairsSee more details below

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“Eminently readable... [a] powerful and rewarding study of U.S. foreign policy in modern times.” —Walter Russell Mead, Foreign Affairs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465028504
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
03/06/2012
Edition description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
1,149,346
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1 Four Questions 1

2 Uneasy Warriors 9

3 How the Democrats Won World War II 39

4 Building the National Security State 60

5 Making China Right 81

6 High Noon at Mid-Century 97

7 Make Missiles, Not Budgets 121

8 The Cuban Missile Crisis Revisited 148

9 Running Scared into Vietnam 178

10 Ending the Draft 203

11 No Room for a Republican Center 237

12 The Lost Democratic Opportunity 273

13 Rambo Meets The Deer Hunter 300

14 Counter-Attack 333

15 What Comes Next? 355

16 Fighting Conservatism on Capitol Hill 386

17 9/11 431

18 Mission Accomplished? 467

19 Politics at the Water's Edge 503

Acknowledgments 507

Archives 509

Notes 511

Index 561

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