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    Title
    While America sleeps : self-delusion, military weakness, and the threat to peace today 1st ed.
    Author
    Kagan, Donald.

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    Personal Author:
    Kagan, Donald.
    Title:
    While America sleeps : self-delusion, military weakness, and the threat to peace today / Donald Kagan, Frederick W. Kagan.
    Edition statement:
    1st ed.
    Publication info:
    New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
    Physical description:
    ix, 483 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (pages [465]-468) and index.
    Contents:
    Pt. I. Britain Between the Wars -- 1. The Brave New World -- 2. Britain's Defense Dilemma -- 3. The First Challenge to Peace -- 4. The Paper Lion Roars -- 5. Retreat from Responsibility -- 6. The Search for Security -- 7. The Unraveling of Versailles -- 8. The Locarno Treaty -- 9. The Spirit of Locarno -- 10. The Bill Comes Due -- 11. The Price of Self-Deception -- Pt. II. The United States After the Cold War -- 12. The New World Order -- 13. The Peace Dividend -- 14. Increased Commitments, Reduced Forces -- 15. Kicking the Can Down the Road -- 16. Proliferation and Blackmail -- 17. Another Versailles -- 18. A Legacy of Half Measures.
    Summary:
    Traces Britain's international and defense policies in the years between World War I and II and studies how their self-delusion and unwillingness to face their responsibilities affected the world at the start of World War II.
    Subject term:
    National security--United States--Forecasting.
    Geographic term:
    United States--Foreign relations--1989-
    Geographic term:
    United States--Military policy.
    Geographic term:
    Great Britain--Foreign relations--20th century.
    Geographic term:
    Great Britain--History, Military--20th century.
    Added author:
    Kagan, Frederick W., 1970-
    LCCN:
    00031818
    ISBN:
    0312206240
    ISBN:
    9780312206246
    ISBN:
    0312283741 (pbk.)
    ISBN:
    9780312283742 (pbk.)
    Collection note:
    Gift of:David Waddell. Date cataloged: 01/09/2020.

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