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  • Burleigh, Michael, 1955-
     
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  • Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) -- History -- 20th century.
     
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  • Military history, Modern -- 20th century.
     
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  • World politics -- 20th century.
     
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  • Imperialism.
     
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  • Cold War.
     
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  • United States -- Military policy -- History -- 20th century.
     
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    Small wars, faraway places : global insurrection and the making of the modern world, 1945-1965 / Michael Burleigh.
    by Burleigh, Michael, 1955-
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    Subjects
  • Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) -- History -- 20th century.
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  • Military history, Modern -- 20th century.
  •  
  • World politics -- 20th century.
  •  
  • Imperialism.
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  • Cold War.
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  • United States -- Military policy -- History -- 20th century.
  • Publisher Info: 
    New York : Viking, [2013]
    Description: 
    587 pages : maps ; 24 cm
    RDA Types: 
    text
    unmediated
    volume
    ISBN: 
    9780670025459 (hbk.)
    0670025453 (hbk.)
    Contents: 
    From the halls of Montezuma to the Green Zone of Baghdad -- Japan opens Pandora's box -- Harry Truman's world -- Arab nationalism, Jewish homeland -- Some more victorious than others -- "Police action": Korea -- "Emergency": Malaya -- By Huk or by crook: the Philippines -- Parachute the escargot: Indochina -- Sometimes special relationship -- Hungary and Suez -- With us or against us: the sub-continent -- Losing by winning: Algeria -- Terror and counter-terror: Kenya -- The Cold War comes to Africa -- Backyard blues: Cuba -- To the brink: the Missile Crisis -- Overreach: Vietnam -- Watershed of the American century -- Epilogue: Legacies.
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    Drawing from new archival research, prize-winning historian Michael Burleigh gives new meaning to the seminal decades of 1945 to 1965 by examining the many, largely forgotten, "hot" wars fought around the world.
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