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Analogies at war

Korea, Munich, Dien Bien Phu, and the Vietnam decisions of 1965

by Yuen Foong Khong

  • 133 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States.,
    • International relations -- Decision making.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1963-1969 -- Decision making.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-277) and index.

      StatementYuen Foong Khong.
      SeriesPrinceton paperbacks
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558 .K55 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 286 p. :
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1555002M
      ISBN 100691078467, 0691025355
      LC Control Number91035162

      This page book teaches students how to analyze and classify analogies by relationship, category, and structure. Students who learn strategies to make and complete analogies benefit in many ways. They sharpen their reasoning skills as they analyze the subtleties of language and relationship presented in analogies. Get those Star Wars fans hooked during Word Work with these fun analogies featuring Star Wars trivia. There are twelve analogies that require students to determine the relating factor between the words. Student sheet and answer guide included. My students use their Word Work notebooks to record the 4/5(13).

      In Think Analogies you'll learn how to make and complete analogies through recognizing relationships between words and objects. Worksheets provide additional practice with a variety of mind-working exercises! 60 reproducible pages, softcover. Grades Book B1. Think Analogies Book B1, Grades () by Cheryl Block/5(2). The Cold War Arms Race This one's a doozy. Don't say we didn't warn 's just set it all out right at the beginning: The Butter Battle Book is a pretty clear allegory for the Cold War arms race.

        Misleading Analogies and Historical Thinking: The War in Iraq as a Case Study. ), which received the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the Bancroft Prize and War Without Mercy: Race & Power in the Pacific War (New York: Pantheon, ), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award. 3. Yuen Foong Khong's masterful book, Analogies at War, undertook an exhaustive study of the use of historical analogies among U.S. policymakers in The analogies a policymaker saw in Vietnam in that year proved to be a key determinant of his attitude toward American policy options toward the deteriorating strategic situation in Southeast by: 1.


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Khong describes how three analogies, Korea, Munich, and Dien Bien Pho were used by the Johnson administration, all Yuen Khong explains how analogies are used to simply describe complex events/5. ANALOGIES AT WAR, Yuen Foong Khong Assigned chapters 1,2,3,5,6,7 Chapter 1 “This book is about how and why policymakers use historical analogies in their foreign policy decision-making and about the implications of their doing so.

It builds on previous attempts to understand the role of “learning from history” in international politics” pg 6 “ historical analogies is striking proof. From World War I to Operation Desert Storm, American policymakers have repeatedly invoked the "lessons of history" as they contemplated taking their nation to war.

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Yuen Foong Khong argues that leaders use analogies not merely to justify policies but also to perform. Relying on interviews with senior officials and on recently declassified documents, the author demonstrates with a precision not attained by previous studies that the three most important analogies of the Vietnam era — Korea, Munich, and Dien Bien Phu — can account for America’s Vietnam choices.

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