Nuclear folly : a history of the Cuban Missile Crisis
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New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, [2021].
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First edition.
ISBN
9780393540819, 0393540812
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xviii, 444 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
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Adult Nonfiction
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Published
New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, [2021].
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780393540819, 0393540812

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [367]-428) and index.
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"A dramatic re-creation and urgent examination of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Nearly thirty years after the end of the Cold War, today's world leaders are abandoning disarmament treaties, building up their nuclear arsenals, and exchanging threats of nuclear strikes. To survive this new atomic age, we must return to the lessons of the most dangerous moment of the Cold War: the Cuban Missile Crisis. Nuclear Folly offers an international perspective on the crisis, tracing the tortuous decision-making that produced and then resolved it, involving John Kennedy and his advisers, Nikita Khrushchev and Fidel Castro, and their commanders on the ground. More often than not, the Americans and Soviets misread each other, operated under false information, and came perilously close to nuclear catastrophe. Despite these errors, nuclear war was avoided for one central reason: fear. Serhii Plokhy masterfully illustrates the drama and anxiety of those tense days, and provides a way for us to grapple with the problems posed in our present day"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Plokhy, S. (2021). Nuclear folly: a history of the Cuban Missile Crisis (First edition.). W. W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Plokhy, Serhii, 1957-. 2021. Nuclear Folly: A History of the Cuban Missile Crisis. W. W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Plokhy, Serhii, 1957-. Nuclear Folly: A History of the Cuban Missile Crisis W. W. Norton & Company, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Plokhy, Serhii. Nuclear Folly: A History of the Cuban Missile Crisis First edition., W. W. Norton & Company, 2021.

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