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The Resource Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam, Gordon M. Goldstein

Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam, Gordon M. Goldstein

Label
Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam
Title
Lessons in disaster
Title remainder
McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Gordon M. Goldstein
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on prodigious research as well as the interviews and analysis he has conducted with former National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy, Goldstein offers this revelatory look at the decisions that led to the U.S. involvement in Vietnam
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
327.730597
Index
index present
LC call number
E183.8.V5
LC item number
G64 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam, Gordon M. Goldstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-284) and index
Contents
Legend of the establishment -- Counselors advise but presidents decide -- Never trust the bureaucracy to get it right -- Politics is the enemy of strategy -- Conviction without rigor is a strategy for disaster -- Never deploy military means in pursuit of indeterminate ends -- Intervention is a presidential choice, not an inevitability
Control code
ocn243543864
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780805079715
Lccn
2008033291
System control number
(OCoLC)243543864
Label
Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam, Gordon M. Goldstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-284) and index
Contents
Legend of the establishment -- Counselors advise but presidents decide -- Never trust the bureaucracy to get it right -- Politics is the enemy of strategy -- Conviction without rigor is a strategy for disaster -- Never deploy military means in pursuit of indeterminate ends -- Intervention is a presidential choice, not an inevitability
Control code
ocn243543864
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780805079715
Lccn
2008033291
System control number
(OCoLC)243543864

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