The Week the World Stood Still: Inside the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis / Edition 1

The Week the World Stood Still: Inside the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis / Edition 1

by Sheldon Stern
     
 

ISBN-10: 0804750777

ISBN-13: 9780804750776

Pub. Date: 01/18/2005

Publisher: Stanford University Press

“ . . . The Week The World Stood Still is an impressive work of scholarship that is also highly recommended for non-specialist general readers with an interest in the history of the Cold War era.”—The Midwest Book Review

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“ . . . The Week The World Stood Still is an impressive work of scholarship that is also highly recommended for non-specialist general readers with an interest in the history of the Cold War era.”—The Midwest Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804750776
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
01/18/2005
Series:
Stanford Nuclear Age Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
636,288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

1 The JFK Cuban Missile Crisis Tapes....................1
2 The Making of the Cuban Missile Crisis....................11
The Cold War: JFK's Crucible....................11
The Cold War and Cuba....................14
Nuclear Confrontation in Cuba....................18
The Kennedy Paradox....................23
Key Members of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council....................29
3 The Secret Meetings of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council....................37
Epilogue: The November Post-Crisis....................205
Conclusion....................213
Notes....................219
Selective Bibliography....................231
Index....................235

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