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Arms and influence

Author: Thomas C Schelling
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traditionally, Americans have viewed war as an alternative to diplomacy, and military strategy as the science of victory. Today, however, in our world of nuclear weapons, military power is not so much exercised as threatened. It is,
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2008925430
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Schelling
ISBN: 9780300186703 0300186703 1299907199 9781299907195 0300143370 9780300143379
OCLC Number: 868007967
Notes: Originally published: 1966.
Description: 1 online resource (331 pages)
Contents: Frontmatter --
PREFACE --
CONTENTS --
1. THE DIPLOMACY OF VIOLENCE --
2. THE ART OF COMMITMENT --
3. THE MANIPULATION OF RISK --
4. THE IDIOM OF MILITARY ACTION --
5. THE DIPLOMACY OF ULTIMATE SURVIVAL --
6. THE DYNAMICS OF MUTUAL ALARM --
7. THE DIALOGUE OF COMPETITIVE ARMAMENT --
INDEX
Responsibility: with a new preface and afterword by Thomas C. Schelling.
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Traditionally, Americans have viewed war as an alternative to diplomacy, and military strategy as the science of victory. Today, however, in our world of nuclear weapons, military power is not so much exercised as threatened. It is,

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