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George Ball : behind the scenes in U.S. foreign policy

Autore: James A Bill
Editore: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1997.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Tells the story of a man whose experiences, ideas and courageous opposition within the political system reveal much about the inner workings of foreign policy and about the practice of prudent and moral statesmanship in the twentieth century. Diplomat and "wise man" George Ball wielded enormous influence in American foreign policy for more than forty years. Best known for his dissent from U.S. Vietnam policy when he  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Persona incaricata: George W Ball; George W Ball; George Wildman Ball
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: James A Bill
ISBN: 0300069693 9780300069693
Numero OCLC: 35145953
Descrizione: xvii, 274 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contenuti: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Prologue --
Pragmatic idealist from the midwest: Personal roots and rites of passage --
Political practitioner and intellectual gladiator --
Global policymaker: Politics of European integration --
Rebellion and war in Africa and Asia: Congo and Vietnam --
Public policy and private dissent: Cuba, Cyprus, and the Middle East --
Statecraft for the twenty-first century: Essence of statesmanship: George Ball and Prudence --
Notes --
Select bibliography --
Index.
Responsabilità: James A. Bill.
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Drawing on George Ball's personal archive and interviews with Ball and with dozens of his associates, this text traces Ball's involvement with US foreign policy as Under Secretary of State during the  Per saperne di più…

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