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Dictators at war and peace, Jessica L. P. Weeks

Label
Dictators at war and peace
Title
Dictators at war and peace
Statement of responsibility
Jessica L. P. Weeks
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weeks, Jessica L. P
Dewey number
321.9092/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JC495
LC item number
.W44 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cornell Studies in Security Affairs
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dictators
  • Authoritarianism
  • Military policy
  • Politics and war
Label
Dictators at war and peace, Jessica L. P. Weeks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-239) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Authoritarian regimes and the domestic politics of war and peace -- Audiences, preferences, and decisions about war -- Hypotheses, implications, and cases -- Initiating international conflict -- Measuring authoritarian regime type -- Modeling the initiation of international conflict -- Results -- Winners, losers, and survival -- Selecting wars -- War outcomes in the past century -- Outcomes of militarized interstate disputes, 1946-2000 -- The consequences of defeat -- Personalist dictators: shooting from the hip -- Saddam Hussein and the 1990 invasion of Kuwait -- Josef Stalin: a powerful but loose cannon -- Juntas: using the only language they understand -- Argentina and the Falklands/Malvinas war -- Japan's road to World War II -- Machines: looking before they leap -- The North Vietnamese wars against the US, South Vietnam, and Cambodia -- The Soviet Union in the post-Stalin era -- Conclusion: dictatorship, war, and peace
Control code
027614159
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 247 pages
Isbn
9780801479823
Lccn
2014021002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40024015890
Label
Dictators at war and peace, Jessica L. P. Weeks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-239) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Authoritarian regimes and the domestic politics of war and peace -- Audiences, preferences, and decisions about war -- Hypotheses, implications, and cases -- Initiating international conflict -- Measuring authoritarian regime type -- Modeling the initiation of international conflict -- Results -- Winners, losers, and survival -- Selecting wars -- War outcomes in the past century -- Outcomes of militarized interstate disputes, 1946-2000 -- The consequences of defeat -- Personalist dictators: shooting from the hip -- Saddam Hussein and the 1990 invasion of Kuwait -- Josef Stalin: a powerful but loose cannon -- Juntas: using the only language they understand -- Argentina and the Falklands/Malvinas war -- Japan's road to World War II -- Machines: looking before they leap -- The North Vietnamese wars against the US, South Vietnam, and Cambodia -- The Soviet Union in the post-Stalin era -- Conclusion: dictatorship, war, and peace
Control code
027614159
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 247 pages
Isbn
9780801479823
Lccn
2014021002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40024015890

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