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Statecraft and Power : Essays in Honor of Harold W. Rood :  Essays in Honor of Harold W. Rood - Christopher Harmon

Statecraft and Power : Essays in Honor of Harold W. Rood

Essays in Honor of Harold W. Rood

Paperback Published: February 1994
ISBN: 9780819187185
Number Of Pages: 300

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These essays on strategy, war, and statecraft have been written during the current reassessment of United States' national strategy. But they also take strategic thinking back to certain principals and interests which have guided America before, during, and after the Cold War. Co-published with The Institute for Public Policy.

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This is a well-conceived, well-written book, which informs not only the specialist but also will be very useful as a student text.--E. Goldstein, University of Birmingham, UK

Elements of Statecraft and Power
Geography and Politicsp. 3
Statesmanship and Intelligencep. 17
Deterrence and the Lessons from Historyp. 33
On Strategic Thinking: Patterns in Modern Historyp. 55
Winston S. Churchill and the Middle Eastp. 89
The Collapse of the USSR: Political Philosophy and Political Reality, 1991p. 107
Democracy in Central and Eastern Europep. 113
American Studies
That Virtue May Lead to Ruin: Alexander Hamilton's Teaching on Interest and Morality in International Political Lifep. 139
Bellum in Vinculis: Law and Strategy in the U.S. Civil Warp. 163
The Genesis of Strategic Military Planning in the U.S. Army and the General Staffp. 185
Necessity and Politics: War with Justicep. 205
Counterinsurgency and Support for Insurgency: Some Lessons from the 1980sp. 225
The "New World Order": A Mahanian Critiquep. 241
Preparing for the Gathering Storm: The United States and the Next Warp. 257
"Efficient Defense" and American Interests in Eurasiap. 277
About the Authorsp. 281
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ISBN: 9780819187185
ISBN-10: 0819187186
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: February 1994
Publisher: UNIV PR OF AMER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.84 x 14.81  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.37