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Overconfidence and War

The Havoc and Glory of Positive Illusions

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HARDCOVER

$28.50 • £22.95 • €25.50

ISBN 9780674015760

Publication: October 2004

Short

288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

5 line illustrations, 13 tables

World

  • 1. War and Illusions
  • 2. Looking for Illusions
  • 3. World War I
  • 4. The Munich Crisis
  • 5. The Cuban Missile Crisis
  • 6. The Vietnam War
  • 7. Vanity Dies Hard
  • 8. Iraq, 2003
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index