Essence of decisión: explaining the Cuban missile crisis

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Little, Brown, 1971 - Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 - 338 pages
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This classic book has been substantially rewritten to reflect the significant new American and Soviet archival sources now available to the researchers. Using the central case of the Cuban missile crisis as a basic frame of reference, The Essence of Decision teaches readers how to compare and contrast perspectives on foreign affairs.

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Review: Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis

User Review  - Keith - Goodreads

Excellent analysis of the Cuban Missile Crisis from three different analytical points of view. Anyone interested in foreign policy should read this book. It is long, but it was a fast read. Read full review

Review: Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis

User Review  - Harold Chamberlain - Goodreads

A great use of a historical case study (the Cuban Missile Crisis) to illustrate foreign policy theory. If you want to understand some of the major discussions on how policy is created and executed, this book is about the best you will find. Read full review

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The General Argument
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The Rational Actor
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Diplomatic History Strategy Sovietology Sinology
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