The Resource Presidents at war : from Truman to Bush, the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief, Gerald Astor ; foreword by John P. Murtha

Presidents at war : from Truman to Bush, the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief, Gerald Astor ; foreword by John P. Murtha

Label
Presidents at war : from Truman to Bush, the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief
Title
Presidents at war
Title remainder
from Truman to Bush, the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Astor ; foreword by John P. Murtha
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-2007
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Astor, Gerald
Dewey number
355/.03357309045
Index
index present
LC call number
E176.1
LC item number
.A825 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Presidents at war : from Truman to Bush, the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief, Gerald Astor ; foreword by John P. Murtha
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip062/2005030780.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-306) and index
Contents
Commander-in-chief -- The evolution of war powers and precedents -- World War I, World War II -- The Truman years -- The reign of Ike -- Camelot's Commander in Chief -- The missile crisis -- Resolution and reverberations -- LBJ, part of the way -- Down the slope -- Toward peace with honor -- Pieces of peace -- The bitter end -- Iran, Afghanistan, and Lebanon -- Beirut, Central America and Iran -- Iran-Contra -- Bush One -- Nation-building and genocide -- Prevention and retaliation -- Between Iraq and hard places -- Winning the war, fighting on -- Power and abdication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 320 p.
Isbn
9780471696551
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2005030780
Other control number
9780471696551
System control number
  • 2644473-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2644473
  • (Sirsi) o62152864L
  • (OCoLC)62152864
Label
Presidents at war : from Truman to Bush, the gathering of military power to our Commanders in Chief, Gerald Astor ; foreword by John P. Murtha
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip062/2005030780.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-306) and index
Contents
Commander-in-chief -- The evolution of war powers and precedents -- World War I, World War II -- The Truman years -- The reign of Ike -- Camelot's Commander in Chief -- The missile crisis -- Resolution and reverberations -- LBJ, part of the way -- Down the slope -- Toward peace with honor -- Pieces of peace -- The bitter end -- Iran, Afghanistan, and Lebanon -- Beirut, Central America and Iran -- Iran-Contra -- Bush One -- Nation-building and genocide -- Prevention and retaliation -- Between Iraq and hard places -- Winning the war, fighting on -- Power and abdication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 320 p.
Isbn
9780471696551
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2005030780
Other control number
9780471696551
System control number
  • 2644473-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2644473
  • (Sirsi) o62152864L
  • (OCoLC)62152864

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