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Surprise, security, and the American experience

by John Lewis Gaddis

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Surprise (Military science) -- United States -- History,
    • National security -- United States,
    • Strategy,
    • Unilateral acts (International law),
    • Preemptive attack (Military science),
    • United States -- Foreign relations,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Philosophy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJohn Lewis Gaddis.
      SeriesJoanna Jackson Goldman memorial lecture on American civilization and government
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183.7 .G27 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 150 p. ;
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3689385M
      ISBN 100674011740
      LC Control Number2003056935

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