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Choosing War Presidential Decisions in the Maine, Lusitania, and Panay Incidents

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ISBN-10: 0190268689

ISBN-13: 9780190268688

Edition: N/A

Authors: Douglas C. Peifer

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China's expanding air and naval capabilities, coupled with the proliferation of long-range anti-ship and anti-air missile systems, are making US naval diplomacy an increasingly risky enterprise. It is surprising therefore how little attention has been devoted to comparing the way in which different administrations have reacted in dissimilar manners to major naval incidents. This book provides the first comparative analysis of multiple cases. In particular, it examines three incidents: the Maine incident (1898), which led to war in the short term; the Lusitania crisis (1915), which set the trajectory for intervention; and the Panay incident (1937), which was settled diplomatically.After…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English