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Roosevelt and the Munich crisis : a study of political decision-making / Barbara Rearden Farnham.

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Princeton studies in international history and politicsPublication details: Princeton, N.J. ; Chichester : Princeton University Press, c1997.ISBN:
  • 0691026114
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 940.532273 21
LOC classification:
  • E183.8.G3
Partial contents:
Ch. I. Roosevelt, the Munich Crisis, and Political Decision-Making -- Ch. II. The Political Approach to Decision-Making -- Ch. III. The "Watershed" between Two Wars: 1936-1938 -- Ch. IV. The Munich Crisis -- Ch. V. Assessing the Munich Crisis -- Ch. VI. Dealing with the Consequences of Munich -- Ch. VII. Implications for History and Theory -- App. A. Traditional Approaches to Decision-Making -- App. B. Analyzing the Calculus of Political Feasibility: The Nature of the Acceptability Constraint -- App. C. The Traditional Political Strategies.
Summary: Franklin Roosevelt's intentions during the three years between Munich and Pearl Harbor have been a source of controversy among historians for decades. Barbara Farnham offers both a theory of how the domestic political context affects foreign policy decisions in general and a fresh interpretation of FDR's post-Munich policies based on the insights that the theory provides.
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Bibliography: p273-299. - Includes index.

Ch. I. Roosevelt, the Munich Crisis, and Political Decision-Making -- Ch. II. The Political Approach to Decision-Making -- Ch. III. The "Watershed" between Two Wars: 1936-1938 -- Ch. IV. The Munich Crisis -- Ch. V. Assessing the Munich Crisis -- Ch. VI. Dealing with the Consequences of Munich -- Ch. VII. Implications for History and Theory -- App. A. Traditional Approaches to Decision-Making -- App. B. Analyzing the Calculus of Political Feasibility: The Nature of the Acceptability Constraint -- App. C. The Traditional Political Strategies.

Franklin Roosevelt's intentions during the three years between Munich and Pearl Harbor have been a source of controversy among historians for decades. Barbara Farnham offers both a theory of how the domestic political context affects foreign policy decisions in general and a fresh interpretation of FDR's post-Munich policies based on the insights that the theory provides.