War Time: An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences

An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences
 
 
Oxford University Press Inc
  • erschienen am 31. Oktober 2013
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 232 Seiten
978-0-19-931585-7 (ISBN)
 
Mary Dudziak's original analysis of American wartime and its effect on law, policy, and our ideas about time itself, now available in paperback.
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
  • Höhe: 206 mm
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  • Breite: 140 mm
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  • Dicke: 23 mm
  • 249 gr
978-0-19-931585-7 (9780199315857)
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Mary L. Dudziak is Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law, Emory Law School. Her books include Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall's African Journey and Cold War Civil Rights.
Table of Contents ; Introduction ; 1. What Time is It? ; 2. When Was World War II? ; 3. What Kind of War Was the Cold War? ; 4. What is a War on Terror? ; Conclusion
Mary Dudziak's essential argument is persuasive and her contribution is significant. She helps explain why national security continues to have such influence on American politics, why the US continues to field such a large military establishment, and why this country exercises such influence and engages in such frequent interventions in world politics. * Journal of American History *
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