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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ronald R Krebs
|ISBN:||9781107503991 110750399X 9781107103955 1107103959|
|Awards:||Winner of American Political Science Association Qualitative & Multi-Method Research: Giovanni Sartori Award 2016.
Joint winner for American Political Science Association: Robert L. Jervis and Paul W. Schroeder Best Book Award 2016.
|Description:||xvi, 387 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Narrating national security --
I. Crisis, Authority, and Rhetorical Mode: The Fate of Narrative Projects, from the Battle against Isolationism to the War on Terror --
Domination and the art of storytelling --
Narrative lost: missed and mistaken opportunities --
Narrative won: opportunities seized --
II. Narrative at War: Politics and Rhetorical Strategy in the Military Crucible, from Korea to Iraq --
The narrative politics of the battlefield --
Tracking the cold war consensus --
Tracing the cold war consensus --
Puzzles of the cold war, lessons for the war on terror --
|Series Title:||Cambridge studies in international relations, 138.|
|Responsibility:||Ronald R. Krebs.|
'Narrative and the Making of US National Security is an impressive accomplishment. For realists and rationalists, it provides compelling theoretical and empirical evidence for what they have