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Failing to Win

Perceptions of Victory and Defeat in International Politics

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674023246

Publication Date: 10/30/2006

Short

360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 maps; 30 charts

World

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Score-keeping
  • 3. Match-fixing
  • 4. Sources of Variation
  • 5. The Cuban Missile Crisis
  • 6. The Tet Offensive
  • 7. The Yom Kippur War
  • 8. The U.S. Intervention in Somalia
  • 9. America at War
  • 10. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2008 International Studies Association Best Book Award
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