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The Arms Debate

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674424814

Publication Date: 01/01/1963

347 pages

3 line illustrations, 2 tables


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A brilliant analysis—the first of its type—of the structure and dynamics of the entire range of views on American military policy. Lucidly and fairly, Robert A. Levine describes how different groups view reality. He distinguishes five recognizable schools forming a continuum from those who make drastic anti-Communist recommendations to those who make drastic anti-war recommendations. Despite his objectivity, there is an element of zeal; he is intent on taking apart every argument to see what is there. The result is a zestful analysis of “arms and the intellect”—of the logical content of the arms debate.

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