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The cold world they made : (Record no. 100941)

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010 ## - LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER
LC control number 2016011269
020 ## - INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER
International Standard Book Number 9780674046573
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Original cataloging agency MH/DLC
Language of cataloging eng
Transcribing agency MH
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Authentication code pcc
050 00 - LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CALL NUMBER
Classification number UA10.5
Item number .R62 2016
082 00 - DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER
Classification number 355.033573
Edition number 23
100 1# - MAIN ENTRY--PERSONAL NAME
Personal name Robin, Ron Theodore
9 (RLIN) 117855
245 14 - TITLE STATEMENT
Title The cold world they made :
Remainder of title the strategic legacy of Roberta and Albert Wohlstetter /
Statement of responsibility, etc. Ron Robin.
260 ## - PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION, ETC.
Place of publication, distribution, etc. Cambridge, Massachusetts :
Name of publisher, distributor, etc. Harvard University Press,
Date of publication, distribution, etc. 2016.
300 ## - PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Extent vi, 365 pages :
Other physical details illustrations ;
Dimensions 24 cm.
504 ## - BIBLIOGRAPHY, ETC. NOTE
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references and index.
505 0# - FORMATTED CONTENTS NOTE
Formatted contents note Part I. The Wohlstetters' cold world -- The Wohlstetter partnership: the early years -- Roberta Wohlstetter: the uncertainties of surprise -- "In dubious battle" : the Rand years -- He is but mad North-North-west": Albert and his critics -- Castrophobia and the free market: the Wohlstetters' moral economy -- Discriminate interventionism: the Wohlstetters in a multipolar world -- Slow Pearl Harbors: fear and loathing of Glasnost -- "Do not go gentle into that good night": Albert Wohlstetter after the Cold War -- Part II. The Wohlstetter legacy in the post-Cold War era -- Paul Wolfowitz: Fin de Siècle all over again -- Zalmay Khalilzad: the Orientalist -- Richard Perle: prejudice as a cultural weapon -- Epilogue: the Hamlet of nations?.
520 ## - SUMMARY, ETC.
Summary, etc. In the heady days of the Cold War, when the Bomb loomed large in the ruminations of Washington's wise men, policy intellectuals flocked to the home of Albert and Roberta Wohlstetter to discuss deterrence and doomsday. The Cold World They Made takes a fresh look at the original power couple of strategic studies. Seeking to unravel the complex tapestry of the Wohlstetters' world and worldview, Ron Robin reveals fascinating insights into an unlikely husband-and-wife pair who, at the height of the most dangerous military standoff in history, gained access to the deepest corridors of American power. The author of such classic Cold War treatises as "The Delicate Balance of Terror," Albert Wohlstetter is remembered for advocating an aggressive brinksmanship that stood in stark contrast with what he saw as weak and indecisive policies of Soviet containment. Yet Albert's ideas built crucially on insights gleaned from his wife. Robin makes a strong case for the Wohlstetters as a team of intellectual equals, showing how Roberta's scholarship was foundational to what became known as the Wohlstetter Doctrine. Together at RAND Corporation, Albert and Roberta crafted a mesmerizing vision of the Soviet threat, theorizing ways for the United States to emerge victorious in a thermonuclear exchange. Far from dwindling into irrelevance after the Cold War, the torch of the Wohlstetters' intellectual legacy was kept alive by well-placed disciples in George W. Bush's administration. Through their ideological heirs, the Wohlstetters' signature combination of brilliance and hubris continues to shape American policies.--
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600 10 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--PERSONAL NAME
Personal name Wohlstetter, Albert.
9 (RLIN) 117856
600 10 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--PERSONAL NAME
Personal name Wohlstetter, Roberta.
9 (RLIN) 117857
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name entry element National security
Geographic subdivision United States.
9 (RLIN) 54526
650 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical term or geographic name entry element Cold War
General subdivision Influence.
9 (RLIN) 117858
651 #0 - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--GEOGRAPHIC NAME
Geographic name United States
General subdivision Military policy.
9 (RLIN) 54528
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          General Collection Library Library 2016-11-23 355.033573 ROB 000413718 2016-11-23 2016-11-23 Loanable Book

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