Essence of Decision by Graham T. Allison
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Essence of Decision
By Graham T. Allison

Essence of Decision

Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis 2nd Revised edition

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Essence of Decision by Graham T. Allison

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One of the most influental political science works written in the post World War II era, the original edition of Essence of Decision is a unique and fascinating examination of the pivotal event of the cold Cold War. Not simply revised, but completely re-written, the Second Edition of this classic text is a fresh reinterpretation of the theories and events surrounding the Cuban Missle Crisis, incorporating all new information from the Kennedy tapes and recently declassified Soviet files. Essence of Decision Second Edition, is a vivid look at decision-making under pressure and is the only single volume work that attempts to answer the enduring question: how should citizens understand the actions of their government?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780321013491
ISBN-10: 0321013492
Format: Paperback
(209mm x 142mm x 23mm)
Pages: 440
Imprint: Longman Inc
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 19-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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