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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User Review  - coronacopado - LibraryThing

The best single volume analyzing the defining moment in the nuclear age, the original edition of Essence of Decision is a classic work that has influenced generations of students, scholars, and policy ... Read full review

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User Review  - ColinKillerB - LibraryThing

Excellent work that not only analyzes the Cuban Missile Crisis in depth, but explains the realities behind rational decision-making for individuals, States, and various organizations. This is an ... Read full review

Contents

The General Argument
2
The Rational Actor
10
Diplomatic History Strategy Sovietology Sinology
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