The Dissent Papers: The Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond by Hannah Gurman

The Dissent Papers: The Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond

byHannah Gurman

Kobo ebook | January 17, 2012

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Beginning with the Cold War and concluding with the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Hannah Gurman explores the overlooked opposition of U.S. diplomats to American foreign policy in the latter half of the twentieth century. During America's reign as a dominant world power, U.S. presidents and senior foreign policy officials largely ignored or rejected the reports, memos, and telegrams of their diplomats, especially when they challenged key policies regarding the Cold War, China, and wars in Vietnam and Iraq. The Dissent Papers recovers the invaluable perspective of these individuals and their commitment to the transformative power of diplomatic writing.
Hannah Gurman is a clinical assistant professor at New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, where she teaches history, literature, and culture of the United States in the world. Her writing has appeared in Salon and Foreign Policy in Focus, as well as The Journal of Contemporary History, Diplomatic History, a...
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Title:The Dissent Papers: The Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and BeyondFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231530358

ISBN - 13:9780231530354

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
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Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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