The Resource Dark beyond darkness : the Cuban Missile Crisis as history, warning, and catalyst, James G. Blight and Janet M. Lang ; foreword by Matthew Heys

Dark beyond darkness : the Cuban Missile Crisis as history, warning, and catalyst, James G. Blight and Janet M. Lang ; foreword by Matthew Heys

Label
Dark beyond darkness : the Cuban Missile Crisis as history, warning, and catalyst
Title
Dark beyond darkness
Title remainder
the Cuban Missile Crisis as history, warning, and catalyst
Statement of responsibility
James G. Blight and Janet M. Lang ; foreword by Matthew Heys
Title variation
Cuban Missile Crisis as history, warning, and catalyst
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Dark Beyond Darkness is the first book to take readers deeply inside the experience and calculations of leaders during the Cuban Missile Crisis and to connect that crisis to the nuclear risk today, whether from war between superpowers, climate catastrophe following a regional nuclear war or a nuclear conflict sparked by an accident."--Provided by publisher
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DLC
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Blight, James G
Dewey number
972.9106/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E841
LC item number
.B568 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lang, Janet M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
  • Nuclear disarmament
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
  • Nuclear crisis control
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Nuclear crisis control
Label
Dark beyond darkness : the Cuban Missile Crisis as history, warning, and catalyst, James G. Blight and Janet M. Lang ; foreword by Matthew Heys
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Armageddon in retrospect: on the road with Papa & the Boy -- Part 1. Dark -- Shit (almost) happened in October 1962: the struggle to avoid Armageddon involves the struggle of memory against forgetting -- The bullshit: bad guys threaten; good guys stand firm; good guys win; bad guys lose; the little guy doesn't matter; JFK's moxie prevails -- The truth: big guys ignore little guy; feeling doomed, little guy throws caution to the wind, starts shooting, and asks big friend to nuke the U.S.; Armageddon nearly occurs -- Part 2. Darker -- Habitable history: how Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall became the template for a "WABAC" machine for the Cuban Missile Crisis -- Be Robert McNamara: bringing the abolition message home, with (and without) "maximum Bob" -- Be Fidel Castro: a leader at the hinge of the world -- Darkest -- Armageddon in slow motion: more bullshit and truth about avoiding Armageddon in the 21st century -- Armageddon oops! Nuclear war via mechanical and/or human screw-up -- On the road again via climate catastrophe: from a 19th century volcanic eruption to a 21st century nuclear winter -- The darkness defined and defied (via the lessons of the Cuban Missile Crisis) -- Be anybody WABAC: empathy, not sympathy is the key -- Part 3. Darkness visible: findings, takeaways and imperatives of the Cuban Missile Crisis -- The Black Saturday manifesto: abolishing nuclear weapons one anniversary per year, for as long as it takes -- Epilogue: Show us your darkness: Warning given! Warning received?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 253 pages
Isbn
9781538101995
Lccn
2017031418
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)995337872
  • 819256
  • (OCoLC)ocn995337872
  • 819256
Label
Dark beyond darkness : the Cuban Missile Crisis as history, warning, and catalyst, James G. Blight and Janet M. Lang ; foreword by Matthew Heys
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Armageddon in retrospect: on the road with Papa & the Boy -- Part 1. Dark -- Shit (almost) happened in October 1962: the struggle to avoid Armageddon involves the struggle of memory against forgetting -- The bullshit: bad guys threaten; good guys stand firm; good guys win; bad guys lose; the little guy doesn't matter; JFK's moxie prevails -- The truth: big guys ignore little guy; feeling doomed, little guy throws caution to the wind, starts shooting, and asks big friend to nuke the U.S.; Armageddon nearly occurs -- Part 2. Darker -- Habitable history: how Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall became the template for a "WABAC" machine for the Cuban Missile Crisis -- Be Robert McNamara: bringing the abolition message home, with (and without) "maximum Bob" -- Be Fidel Castro: a leader at the hinge of the world -- Darkest -- Armageddon in slow motion: more bullshit and truth about avoiding Armageddon in the 21st century -- Armageddon oops! Nuclear war via mechanical and/or human screw-up -- On the road again via climate catastrophe: from a 19th century volcanic eruption to a 21st century nuclear winter -- The darkness defined and defied (via the lessons of the Cuban Missile Crisis) -- Be anybody WABAC: empathy, not sympathy is the key -- Part 3. Darkness visible: findings, takeaways and imperatives of the Cuban Missile Crisis -- The Black Saturday manifesto: abolishing nuclear weapons one anniversary per year, for as long as it takes -- Epilogue: Show us your darkness: Warning given! Warning received?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 253 pages
Isbn
9781538101995
Lccn
2017031418
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)995337872
  • 819256
  • (OCoLC)ocn995337872
  • 819256

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