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War and the American presidency

Author: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores the war in Iraq, the presidency of George W. Bush, and the future of democracy, warning about the dangers of America's policy shift from containment to preventive war, and urging for continued patriotism in the face of dissent.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
ISBN: 0393060020 9780393060027 0393327698 9780393327694
OCLC Number: 55085858
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 160 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Unilateralism: the oldest doctrine in American foreign policy --
Eyeless in Iraq: the Bush doctrine and its consequences --
The imperial presidency redux --
Patriotism and dissent in wartime --
How to democratize American democracy --
Has democracy a future? --
The inscrutability of history.
Responsibility: Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
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"Historical reflections that deftly challenge the political and ideological foundations of President Bush's foreign policy."--Charles A. Kupchan, New York Times  Read more...

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"A timely critique of the Bush Administration's foreign policy." Contemporary Review; Mr Schlesinger is the master of the lethal quote. [This book] is a tour de force of historical allusion, Read more...

 
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