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Author Zelizer, Julian E

Title Arsenal of democracy : the politics of national security-- from World War II to the War on Terrorism / Julian E. Zelizer

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Warwick  UA23 .Z44 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  UA23 .Z44 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript v, 583 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 513-562) and index
Contents Four questions -- Uneasy warriors -- How the Democrats won World War II -- Building the national security state -- Making China right -- High noon at mid-century -- Make missiles, not budgets -- The Cuban Missile Crisis revisited -- Running scared into Vietnam -- Ending the draft -- No room for a Republican center -- The lost Democratic opportunity -- Rambo meets The deer hunter -- Counter-attack -- What comes next? -- Fighting conservatism on Capitol Hill -- 9/11 -- Mission accomplished? -- Politics at the water's edge
LC subject National security -- United States -- History -- 20th century
National security -- United States -- History -- 21st century
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
ISBN 9780465015078 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0465015077 (hardcover : alk. paper)