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The Resource One hell of a gamble : Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964, Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali

One hell of a gamble : Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964, Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali

Label
One hell of a gamble : Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964
Title
One hell of a gamble
Title remainder
Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964
Statement of responsibility
Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A look at newly opened Russian archives reveals just how close we got to nuclear Armageddon during the Cuban Missile Crisis
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fursenko, A. A
Dewey number
973.922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E841
LC item number
.F86 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Naftali, Timothy J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
  • United States
  • Cuba
  • United States
  • United States
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Cuba
  • United States
Label
One hell of a gamble : Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964, Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-408) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Where does Castro stand regarding Russia?" -- Our man in Havana -- La Coubre -- "Cuba si, Yankee no!" -- Bay of Pigs -- The education of a president -- Condor and Mongoose -- Trouble in the tropics -- The nuclear decision -- Anadyr -- "Now we can swat your ass" -- Ex comm -- Missile crisis -- Climax of the Cold War -- Mikoyan's mission -- To the American University speech -- Dallas and Moscow
Control code
ocm36225332
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 420 pages
Isbn
9780393317909
Lccn
97001022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
One hell of a gamble : Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964, Aleksandr Fursenko and Timothy Naftali
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-408) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Where does Castro stand regarding Russia?" -- Our man in Havana -- La Coubre -- "Cuba si, Yankee no!" -- Bay of Pigs -- The education of a president -- Condor and Mongoose -- Trouble in the tropics -- The nuclear decision -- Anadyr -- "Now we can swat your ass" -- Ex comm -- Missile crisis -- Climax of the Cold War -- Mikoyan's mission -- To the American University speech -- Dallas and Moscow
Control code
ocm36225332
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 420 pages
Isbn
9780393317909
Lccn
97001022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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