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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
Summary
From Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Garry Wills comes this groundbreaking examination of how the atomic bomb profoundly altered the nature of American democracy, and why we have been in a state of war alert ever since
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 (1948-1952) -- Presidential wars. Korea ; Permanent emergency -- Information power. Secrecy as embarrassment cover ; Secrecy as Congress deceiver ; Secrecy as policy disabler ; Secrecy as crime concealer -- Executive usurpations. "War powers" ; Challenging secrecy ; The unitary executive ; American monarch
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
278 p.
Isbn
9781594202407
Lccn
2009030182
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn428731352
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn556273622
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 MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 (1948-1952) -- Presidential wars. Korea ; Permanent emergency -- Information power. Secrecy as embarrassment cover ; Secrecy as Congress deceiver ; Secrecy as policy disabler ; Secrecy as crime concealer -- Executive usurpations. "War powers" ; Challenging secrecy ; The unitary executive ; American monarch
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
278 p.
Isbn
9781594202407
Lccn
2009030182
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn428731352
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn556273622

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    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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