CART

(0) items

The Cuban Missile Crisis A Concise History,9780195178609

The Cuban Missile Crisis A Concise History

by ;
ISBN13:

9780195178609

ISBN10:
0195178602
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/13/2006
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press
List Price: $21.28

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$7.45

Hurry!

Only one copy
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
U9780195178609
$14.90

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $7.99
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 7/13/2006.
What is included with this book?
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Related Products


  • Real Thirteen Days : A Concise History of the Cuban Missile Crisis
    Real Thirteen Days : A Concise History of the Cuban Missile Crisis
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis A Concise History
    The Cuban Missile Crisis A Concise History
  • The Essential Legal Skills Set
    The Essential Legal Skills Set




Summary

In The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Concise History, Don Munton and David A. Welch distill the best current scholarship on the Cuban missile crisis into a brief narrative history. The authors draw on newly available documents to provide a comprehensive treatment of its causes, events, consequences, and significance. Stressing the importance of context in relation to the genesis, conduct, and resolution of the crisis, Munton and Welch examine it from the U.S., Soviet, and Cuban angles, revealing the vital role differences in national perspectives played at every stage. While the book provides a concise, up-to-date look at this pivotal event, it also notes gaps and mysteries in the historical record and highlights important persistent interpretive disputes. The authors provide a detailed guide to the literature and film for those who wish to explore further. The Cuban Missile Crisis is ideal for undergraduate courses on the 1960s, U.S. foreign policy, the Cold War, twentieth-century world history, and comparative foreign policy.

Author Biography

Don Munton is Professor and Chair of International Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia David A. Welch is Professor of Political Science and George Ignatieff Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Toronto

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
List of Acronyms xi
Dramatis Personae (and Positions in October 1962) xiii
Introduction: The REAL Thirteen Days? 1(6)
Chapter 1 Background to the Crisis 7(25)
US-Cuban Relations in Historical Perspective
9(7)
The Bay of Pigs and Operation Mongoose
16(4)
The Soviet Decision to Deploy
20(12)
Chapter 2 Deployment and Discovery 32(16)
Details of the Deployment
33(7)
The Intelligence Game of Cat and Mouse
40(2)
Warnings too Late
42(4)
On the Eve of Crisis
46(2)
Chapter 3 From Discovery to Blockade 48(13)
The Storm Before the Calm
50(4)
Narrowing the Options
54(3)
Decision: The Calm Before the Storm
57(4)
Chapter 4 The Perfect Storm 61(23)
The Speech
62(4)
Carrots and Sticks
66(6)
Khrushchev and Kennedy Waver
72(1)
The Crisis Heats Up
73(6)
The Dobrynin Meeting
79(1)
Climax and Resolution
80(4)
Chapter 5 Aftermath 84(12)
Removing the Missiles from Cuba
84(4)
The Cuban Bomber Crisis
88(5)
The Domestic and International Public Reaction
93(1)
Steps Toward D้tente: The Hot Line and Test Ban
94(2)
Conclusion 96(8)
Bibliographic Essay 104(9)
Early Treatments of the Crisis
104(1)
The Second Wave: "Critical Oral History"
105(1)
Recent Accounts
106(1)
Background and History
107(2)
Aftermath
109(1)
Document Collections and Websites
109(1)
Film
110(3)
Index 113


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...