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Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis, 2nd ed.

| January 1999

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The single best volume analyzing the defining moment in the nuclear age, the original edition of Essence of Decision is a classic work that has influenced generations of students, scholars, and policy makers. The new edition of this best-selling text includes comprehensive synthesis of all new evidence— including recently declassified Kennedy tapes and Soviet files. Not only revised, but completely rewritten, the new edition provides deeper and clearer answers to an enduring question: how should citizens understand the actions of their governments?

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Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis, 2nd ed.

Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis, 2nd ed.
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For Academic Citation: Allison, Graham T., and Philip Zelikow. Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis, 2nd ed.. Reading, MA: Longman, January 1999.
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