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The Resource Colin Powell : a political biography, Christopher D. O'Sullivan

Colin Powell : a political biography, Christopher D. O'Sullivan

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Colin Powell : a political biography
Title
Colin Powell
Title remainder
a political biography
Statement of responsibility
Christopher D. O'Sullivan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this exploration of Powell's career and character, Christopher O'Sullivan reveals several broad themes crucial to American foreign policy and yields insights into the evolution of American foreign and defense policy in the post-Vietnam, post-Cold War eras. In addition, O'Sullivan explores the conflicts and debates between different foreign policy ideologies such as neo-conservatism and realism. --from publisher description
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
IEB
Dewey number
  • 327.730092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Biographies in American foreign policy
Label
Colin Powell : a political biography, Christopher D. O'Sullivan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-208) and index
Contents
The education of a soldier, 1937-1980 -- From the Pentagon to the White House, 1980-1987 -- National Security Adviser at the end of the Cold War, 1987-1989 -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, 1989-1993 -- The military and diplomacy after the Cold War -- Secretary of State -- Powell, Iraq, and the "fog of war" -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn671329224
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 219 p.
Isbn
9780742551879
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Colin Powell : a political biography, Christopher D. O'Sullivan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-208) and index
Contents
The education of a soldier, 1937-1980 -- From the Pentagon to the White House, 1980-1987 -- National Security Adviser at the end of the Cold War, 1987-1989 -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, 1989-1993 -- The military and diplomacy after the Cold War -- Secretary of State -- Powell, Iraq, and the "fog of war" -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn671329224
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 219 p.
Isbn
9780742551879
Other physical details
ill.

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