The Resource Abolishing the taboo : Dwight D. Eisenhower and American nuclear doctrine, 1945-1961, Brian Madison Jones, (electronic resource)

Abolishing the taboo : Dwight D. Eisenhower and American nuclear doctrine, 1945-1961, Brian Madison Jones, (electronic resource)

Label
Abolishing the taboo : Dwight D. Eisenhower and American nuclear doctrine, 1945-1961
Title
Abolishing the taboo
Title remainder
Dwight D. Eisenhower and American nuclear doctrine, 1945-1961
Statement of responsibility
Brian Madison Jones
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In 'Abolishing the Taboo', Brian Madison Jones takes a new look at the integral role played by Dwight D. Eisenhower in the creation of a new nuclear creed for the United States during the Cold War. The author centers the narrative on Eisenhower, the man, the general, and the president, with specific focus on his intellectual and political understanding of nuclear technology in general and nuclear weapons in particular. Abolishing the Taboo presents an analysis of Eisenhower's thinking about nuclear weapons since 1945 as well as a survey of nuclear developments from 1953-1961.With heavy relianc
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Brian Madison
Dewey number
355.0217097309045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
U264.3
LC item number
.J66 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Helion studies in military history
Series volume
no. 7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • Nuclear weapons
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Abolishing the taboo : Dwight D. Eisenhower and American nuclear doctrine, 1945-1961, Brian Madison Jones, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-166) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Eisenhower in History and Memory; a. Ike's Friends and Critics; b. Revisionist Scholars and Beyond; c. The Intellectual Eisenhower; d. Eisenhower and Hiroshima; 2. Restoring Economic Strength; a. No More Than Adequacy; b. In the Land of the Controlled Economy; c. Security without Bankruptcy; 3. Projecting Military Strength; a. Simply Another Weapon; b. On Thermonuclear War; c. Taking Appropriate Military Action; 4. Supporting Industrial Strength; a. A Wasting of Strength; b. To the Constructive Purposes of Man
  • c. An Era of Progress and Peace5. Bolstering Moral Strength; a. A Crusading Religion; b. An Indispensable Platform; c. Some Basis of Hope; d. Out of the Dark, Into the Light; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (177 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781907677809
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000185104
  • (EBL)950387
  • (OCoLC)797916188
  • (SSID)ssj0000676577
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11931969
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000676577
  • (PQKBWorkID)10682944
  • (PQKB)10830702
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC950387
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000185104
Label
Abolishing the taboo : Dwight D. Eisenhower and American nuclear doctrine, 1945-1961, Brian Madison Jones, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-166) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Eisenhower in History and Memory; a. Ike's Friends and Critics; b. Revisionist Scholars and Beyond; c. The Intellectual Eisenhower; d. Eisenhower and Hiroshima; 2. Restoring Economic Strength; a. No More Than Adequacy; b. In the Land of the Controlled Economy; c. Security without Bankruptcy; 3. Projecting Military Strength; a. Simply Another Weapon; b. On Thermonuclear War; c. Taking Appropriate Military Action; 4. Supporting Industrial Strength; a. A Wasting of Strength; b. To the Constructive Purposes of Man
  • c. An Era of Progress and Peace5. Bolstering Moral Strength; a. A Crusading Religion; b. An Indispensable Platform; c. Some Basis of Hope; d. Out of the Dark, Into the Light; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (177 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781907677809
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000185104
  • (EBL)950387
  • (OCoLC)797916188
  • (SSID)ssj0000676577
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11931969
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000676577
  • (PQKBWorkID)10682944
  • (PQKB)10830702
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC950387
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000185104

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