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The Icarus syndrome : a history of American hubris, Peter Beinart

Label
The Icarus syndrome : a history of American hubris
Title
The Icarus syndrome
Title remainder
a history of American hubris
Statement of responsibility
Peter Beinart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles three examples of flawed U.S. foreign policy that led to unwise and misguided military actions, describing how World War I, the Vietnam War, and the Iraq War, each intended to remake the world according to the views of America's leaders, instead resulted in tragedy
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
353777
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beinart, Peter
Dewey number
327.73
Index
index present
LC call number
E183.7
LC item number
.B43 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Icarus
  • National characteristics, American
  • Pride and vanity
  • Ambition
  • Tragedy
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how American triumph produces American tragedy
Label
The Icarus syndrome : a history of American hubris, Peter Beinart
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [397]-465) 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
pt. 1. The hubris of reason -- A scientific peace -- The frightening dwarf -- Twice-born -- I didn't say it was good -- pt. 2. The hubris of toughness -- The murderer of sheep -- The problem with men -- Saving Sarkhan -- Things are in the saddle -- Liberation -- The scold -- Fighting with rabbits -- If there is a bear? -- pt. 3. The hubris of dominance -- The white flag -- Fukuyama's escalator -- Fathers and sons -- Small ball -- The opportunity -- The romantic bully -- I'm delighted to see Mr. Bourne -- Conclusion: The beautiful lie
Control code
456179885
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 482 pages
Isbn
9780061456466
Lccn
2009051561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
The Icarus syndrome : a history of American hubris, Peter Beinart
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [397]-465) 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
pt. 1. The hubris of reason -- A scientific peace -- The frightening dwarf -- Twice-born -- I didn't say it was good -- pt. 2. The hubris of toughness -- The murderer of sheep -- The problem with men -- Saving Sarkhan -- Things are in the saddle -- Liberation -- The scold -- Fighting with rabbits -- If there is a bear? -- pt. 3. The hubris of dominance -- The white flag -- Fukuyama's escalator -- Fathers and sons -- Small ball -- The opportunity -- The romantic bully -- I'm delighted to see Mr. Bourne -- Conclusion: The beautiful lie
Control code
456179885
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 482 pages
Isbn
9780061456466
Lccn
2009051561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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