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The Foreign and domestic dimensions of modern warfare : Vietnam, Central America, and nuclear strategy

Author: Howard Jones
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In exploring the dangers arising with the advent of "limited warfare" after development of the atomic bomb in 1942, The Foreign and Domestic Dimensions of Modern Warfare focuses on Vietnam, Central  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Tuscaloosa (Ala., 1984)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foreign and domestic dimensions of modern warfare.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)742437920
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Jones
ISBN: 0817303316 9780817303310
OCLC Number: 14098531
Description: x, 209 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The importance of studying military history / by Robert H. Ferrell --
pt. 1. The war in Vietnam: Prelude to Vietnam: the erosion of the U.S. Army's raison d'être, 1945-1962 / by Harry G. Summers, Jr. --
"In the lands of the blind": Eisenhower's commitment to South Vietnam, 1954 / by George C. Herring --
Applying air power in Vietnam: the 1972 Linebacker Bombing Campaigns / by Mark Clodfelter --
pt. 2. The home front: Cold War, limited war, and limited equality: Blacks in the U.S. Armed Forces, 1945-1970 / by Robert F. Burk --
The antiwar movement in America, 1955-1965 / by Charles DeBenedetti --
Guns versus butter: Vietnam's effect on congressional support for the Great Society / by James C. Schneider --
pt. 3. Central America: Revolt against the West: the Nicaraguan Revolution and related movements / by Ralph Lee Woodward, Jr. --
The United States, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua, 1980-1984 / by Thomas M. Leonard --
pt. 4. Nuclear war and deterrence: Prospects for ballistic missile defense toward the year 2000 / by Donald M. Snow --
American nuclear weapons programs and strategies during the 1980s: comparative United States and Soviet perspectives / by Daniel S. Papp.
Responsibility: edited by Howard Jones.
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