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The Resource Bomb power : the modern presidency and the national security state, Garry Wills

Bomb power : the modern presidency and the national security state, Garry Wills

Label
Bomb power : the modern presidency and the national security state
Title
Bomb power
Title remainder
the modern presidency and the national security state
Statement of responsibility
Garry Wills
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355/.033073
Index
index present
LC call number
UA23
LC item number
.W4596 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Bomb power : the modern presidency and the national security state, Garry Wills
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: War in peace -- The making of bomb power -- Fatal miracle -- Atomic politics -- The care and keeping of the bomb -- The national security state -- Beginnings (1945-1946) -- Annus mirabilis (1947) -- Completing the apparatus -- Presidential wars -- Korea -- Permanent emergency -- Information power -- Secrecy as embarrassment cover -- Secrecy as Congress deceiver -- Secrecy as policy distorter -- Secrecy as crime concealer -- Executive usurpations -- "War power" -- Challenging secrecy -- Unitary executive -- American monarch
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
278 p.
Isbn
9781594202407
Lccn
2009030182
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn428731352
  • (OCoLC)428731352
  • 1401070
  • 1421484
Label
Bomb power : the modern presidency and the national security state, Garry Wills
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: War in peace -- The making of bomb power -- Fatal miracle -- Atomic politics -- The care and keeping of the bomb -- The national security state -- Beginnings (1945-1946) -- Annus mirabilis (1947) -- Completing the apparatus -- Presidential wars -- Korea -- Permanent emergency -- Information power -- Secrecy as embarrassment cover -- Secrecy as Congress deceiver -- Secrecy as policy distorter -- Secrecy as crime concealer -- Executive usurpations -- "War power" -- Challenging secrecy -- Unitary executive -- American monarch
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
278 p.
Isbn
9781594202407
Lccn
2009030182
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn428731352
  • (OCoLC)428731352
  • 1401070
  • 1421484

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