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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goldstein, Gordon M
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bundy, McGeorge
  • Bundy, McGeorge
  • National Security Council (U.S.)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Political consultants
  • Presidents
  • National security
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam, Gordon M. Goldstein
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223085625573
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780805079715
Lccn
2008033291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 243543864
  • (OCoLC)243543864
Label
Lessons in disaster : McGeorge Bundy and the path to war in Vietnam, Gordon M. Goldstein
Link
Publication
Bar code
31223085625573
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 300 p.
Isbn
9780805079715
Lccn
2008033291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 243543864
  • (OCoLC)243543864

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