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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wills, Garry
Dewey number
355/.033073
Index
index present
LC call number
UA23
LC item number
.W4596 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National security
  • National security
  • Atomic bomb
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Executive power
  • Secrecy
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Bomb power : the modern presidency and the national security state, Garry Wills
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction: War in peace -- A. The making of bomb power -- Fatal miracle -- Atomic politics -- The care and keeping of the bomb -- B. The national security state -- Beginnings (1945-1946) -- Annus mirabilis (1947) -- Completing the apparatus (1948-1952) -- C. Presidential wars -- Korea -- Permanent emergency -- D. Information power -- Secrecy as embarrassment cover -- Secrecy as Congress deceiver -- Secrecy as policy disabler -- Secrecy as crime concealer -- E. Executive usurpations -- "War powers" -- Challenging secrecy -- Unitary executive -- American monarch
Control code
1210847
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781594202407
Lccn
2009030182
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1210847
  • (OCoLC)428731352
Label
Bomb power : the modern presidency and the national security state, Garry Wills
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction: War in peace -- A. The making of bomb power -- Fatal miracle -- Atomic politics -- The care and keeping of the bomb -- B. The national security state -- Beginnings (1945-1946) -- Annus mirabilis (1947) -- Completing the apparatus (1948-1952) -- C. Presidential wars -- Korea -- Permanent emergency -- D. Information power -- Secrecy as embarrassment cover -- Secrecy as Congress deceiver -- Secrecy as policy disabler -- Secrecy as crime concealer -- E. Executive usurpations -- "War powers" -- Challenging secrecy -- Unitary executive -- American monarch
Control code
1210847
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781594202407
Lccn
2009030182
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1210847
  • (OCoLC)428731352

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