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The Resource The Secretary of Defense, Douglas Kinnard

The Secretary of Defense, Douglas Kinnard

Label
The Secretary of Defense
Title
The Secretary of Defense
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Kinnard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since its creation by the National Security Act of 1947 the office of secretary of defense has grown rapidly in power and influence, surpassing at times that of the secretary of state to become second only to the presidency in the government of the United States. The pivotal secretaries, according to Kinnard, are James Forrestal, Charles Wilson, Robert McNamara, Melvin Laird, and James Schlesinger. Kinnard analyzes the administration of each of these secretaries not only within the domestic and international contexts of his time but also within the bureaucratic world in which the secretary func
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kinnard, Douglas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • United States. Department of Defense -- History
  • Military & Naval Science
  • Law, Politics & Government
  • Armies
Label
The Secretary of Defense, Douglas Kinnard
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Embattled James Forrestal; 2. Eisenhower, Wilson, McElroy, and Budgets; 3. McNamara and Vietnam; 4. Laird Winds Down the War; 5. James R. Schlesinger: Strategist; 6. The Secretary of Defense in Retrospect; Appendix 1. The Secretaries of Defense; Appendix 2. National Security Leadership since World War II; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn900344865
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813157085
Lccn
80005178
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129c786
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344865
Label
The Secretary of Defense, Douglas Kinnard
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Embattled James Forrestal; 2. Eisenhower, Wilson, McElroy, and Budgets; 3. McNamara and Vietnam; 4. Laird Winds Down the War; 5. James R. Schlesinger: Strategist; 6. The Secretary of Defense in Retrospect; Appendix 1. The Secretaries of Defense; Appendix 2. National Security Leadership since World War II; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn900344865
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813157085
Lccn
80005178
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129c786
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344865

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