The Resource Hegemony and culture in the origins of NATO nuclear first-use, 1945-1955, Andrew M. Johnston

Hegemony and culture in the origins of NATO nuclear first-use, 1945-1955, Andrew M. Johnston

Label
Hegemony and culture in the origins of NATO nuclear first-use, 1945-1955
Title
Hegemony and culture in the origins of NATO nuclear first-use, 1945-1955
Statement of responsibility
Andrew M. Johnston
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Johnston argues that the preemptive first use of nuclear weapons, long the foundation of American nuclear strategy, was not the carefully reasoned response to a growing Soviet conventional threat. Instead, it was part of a process of cultural "socialization," by which the United States reconstituted the previously nationalist strategic cultures of the European allies into a seamless western community directed by Washington
Cataloging source
UKPGM
Dewey number
355.02/17
Index
index present
LC call number
UA646.3
LC item number
.J5685 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Hegemony and culture in the origins of NATO nuclear first-use, 1945-1955, Andrew M. Johnston
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-317) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Persistence of Nuclear First-Use -- Culture, War, Empire -- The Persistence of the Old Regime: British, French and American Strategic Culture before 1949 -- Disembodied Military Planning: the Political-Economy of Conventional Strategy, 1949-1950 -- Mind the Gap: The Paper Divisions and Cardboard Wings of the Lisbon Force Goals, 1951-1952 -- Strategies of Peripheralism: France, Britain and the American New Look -- Two Cultures of Massive Retaliation: Neo-Isolationism and the Idealism of John Foster Dulles -- Hegemony Versus Multilateralism: Nuclear Sharing and NATO's Search for Cohesion -- "Our Plans May Not Be Purely Defensive": Leading NATO into the Nuclear Era -- Conclusion: What Does Culture Tell Us about NATO Nuclear Strategy that We Were Afraid to Ask?
Control code
ocn123539985
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (x, 329 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281367778
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1057/9781403976932
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
302763
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25647295
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)123539985
  • pebcs128136777X

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