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Herman Kahn • 24 Items / 15 Books, 7 Articles, 2 Reviews
On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios (1965)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books in Review
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    Revising the Unthinkable (Review)
    On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios, by Herman Kahn
    1. On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios by Herman Kahn
    Commentary, November 1965, pp. 101-103
  2. Books
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    The Screen: Whom (Review)
    On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios, by Herman Kahn
    1. On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios by Herman Kahn
    Commonweal, May 21, 1965, p. 293
  3. Books, Arts, Manners
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    A War of Maneuver (Review)
    On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios, by Herman Kahn
    1. On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios by Herman Kahn
    National Review, July 13, 1965, pp. 601-602
  4. Books and the Arts
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    Onward and Upward with Herman Kahn (Review)
    On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios, by Herman Kahn
    1. On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios by Herman Kahn
    The New Republic, June 5, 1965, pp. 19-20
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    When the Fighting Has to Stop (2 Reviews)
    The Arguments About Escalation
    1. Escalation and the Nuclear Option by Bernard Brodie
    2. On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios by Herman Kahn
    World Politics, July 1967, pp. 692-708
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    Dialectic of Force (3 Reviews)
    An Introduction to Strategy, by Andre Beaufre
    1. An Introduction to Strategy by Andre Beaufre
    2. Nuclear War: The Impending Strategic Deadlock by Neville Brown
    3. On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios by Herman Kahn
    The Saturday Review, June 26, 1965, pp. 29-30
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    Briefly Noted (6 Reviews)
    General
    1. Twenty-One Years by Randolph S. Churchill
    2. On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios by Herman Kahn
    3. The New Face of War by Malcolm W. Browne
    4. The Making of a Quagmire by David Halberstam
    5. Who Speaks for the Negro? by Robert Penn Warren
    6. Science and the Shabby Curate of Poetry by Martin B. Green
    The New Yorker, June 19, 1965, pp. 125-130
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    Recent Books on International Relations (15 Reviews)
    General: Military, Technical and Scientific
    1. The Troubled Partnership by Henry A. Kissinger
    2. Design for Survival by Thomas S. Power and Albert A. Arnhym
    3. Counterinsurgency Warfare by John S. Pustay
    4. On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios by Herman Kahn
    5. NATO in Transition by Timothy W. Stanley
    6. Peace Is a Three-Edged Sword by Lloyd Mallan
    7. An End to Arms by Walter Millis
    8. The War-Peace Establishment by Arthur Herzog
    9. Russia at War, 1941-1945 by Alexander Werth
    10. Hitler Moves East, 1941-1943 by Paul Carell
    11. Barbarossa: The Russian-German Conflict, 1941-1945 by Alan Clark
    12. Blitzkrieg to Defeat by H.R. Trevor-Roper and Adolf Hitler
    13. Inside Hitler's Headquarters, 1939-45 by Walter Warlimont
    14. Open Space and Peace by Frederick J. Ossenbeck and Patricia C. Kroeck, ...
    15. Where Science and Politics Meet by Jerome B. Wiesner
    Foreign Affairs, July 1965, pp. 709-710
  9. Books Received
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    Politics History Economics (19 Reviews)
    The Active Society, by Amitai Etzioni
    1. The Active Society by Amitai Etzioni
    2. The Age of Discontinuity by Peter F. Drucker
    3. Behavorialism in Political Science by Heinz Eulau
    4. Computers and the Policy-making Community by Davis B. Bobrow and Judah L. Schwartz
    5. The Democratic Experience by Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul E. Sigmund
    6. The Ecumenical Movement in World Affairs by Darril Hudson
    7. Experiences by Arnold J. Toynbee
    8. International Law by Richard N. Swift
    9. International Relations by Norman D. Palmer and Howard C. Perkins
    10. The Law of Nations by J.E.S. Fawcett
    11. Major Legal Systems in the World Today by Rene David and John E.C. Brierly
    12. Men Who Play God by Norman Moss
    13. Of Powers and Their Politics by Arthur Lee Burns
    14. On Escalation: Metaphors and Scenarios by Herman Kahn
    15. Systems, States, Diplomacy, and Rules by J.W. Burton
    16. Technocracy by Jean Meynaud
    17. Treaties and Alliances of the World
    18. The Treaty Trap by Laurence W. Beilenson
    19. World War II and Its Origins by Pierre Renouvin
    Orbis, Spring 1969, pp. 373-375