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Adjusting to the Western Front: January 1915–Spring 1916

MARK CONNELLY

in Steady The Buffs!: A Regiment, a Region, and the Great War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278602
eISBN:
9780191707056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278602.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

After the open warfare of 1914 collapsed into trench stalemate, both sides were left with strategic dilemmas. On the German side there was debate as to which front demanded most attention, the ... More


Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

James A. Morone and Lawrence R. Jacobs (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

America may be one of the wealthiest countries in the world, but its citizens rank near the bottom in health status. Americans have lower life expectancy, more infant mortalities, and higher ... More


Ambiguity and Deterrence: British Nuclear Strategy 1945-1964

John Baylis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280125
eISBN:
9780191684357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280125.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book emphasizes the role of competing strategic beliefs in the formulation of British nuclear strategies between 1945 and 1964. Based on recently released documents, the British approach to ... More


The Politics of Majority Nationalism: Framing Peace, Stalemates, and Crises

Neophytos Loizides

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794084
eISBN:
9780804796330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794084.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What drives the politics of majority nationalism during crises and peace mediations? In this innovative work on the comparative politics of majority nationalism, Neophytos Loizides answers this ... More


The Third War, July 1951–December 1952

Larry Blomstedt

in Truman, Congress, and Korea: The Politics of America's First Undeclared War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166117
eISBN:
9780813166391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166117.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Stalemate marked the final phase of the Korean War during the Truman presidency. Both sides recognized that they could not conquer the entire peninsula without risking another world war. As a result, ... More


Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

Paolo Spadoni

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035154
eISBN:
9780813038896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035154.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

For almost five decades, the United States has maintained a comprehensive economic embargo on Cuba. U.S.-based travel to the island is severely restricted, and most financial and commercial ... More


The Third Republic

Philip Nord

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter assesses the politics of the Third Republic. This regime had lasted seventy years, yet until recently the Third Republic was often criticized, particularly in its constitution and ... More


Stalemate, Finite Deterrence, Polaris, and SIOP-62

Edward Kaplan

in To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452482
eISBN:
9780801455506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452482.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recounts the continued clashes between the Air Force and its sister services whose new ideas, including finite deterrence and stalemate, threatened its predominance. Although the Air ... More


Playing Politics: The Formation of the U.S. Cold War–Era Athletic Foreign Policy

Damion L. Thomas

in Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter highlights the formalization of U.S. Cold War sport foreign policy. As the Soviet Union reentered the Olympic movement in 1952, sport took on heightened meaning, and became a proxy for ... More


The Language of War 2006–11

Marieke Brandt

in Tribes and Politics in Yemen: A History of the Houthi Conflict

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673598
eISBN:
9780190872649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673598.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter reconstructs the fourth, fifth and sixth round of the Ṣaʿdah War whose principal feature was their enormous territorial expansion. The chapter discusses the conflict’s internal and ... More


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