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    DescriptionOne of the most influental political science works written in the post World War II era, the original edition of Essence of Decision is a unique and fascinating examination of the pivotal event of the cold Cold War. Not simply revised, but completely re-written, the Second Edition of this classic text is a fresh reinterpretation of the theories and events surrounding the Cuban Missle Crisis, incorporating all new information from the Kennedy tapes and recently declassified Soviet files. Essence of Decision Second Edition, is a vivid look at decision-making under pressure and is the only single volume work that attempts to answer the enduring question: how should citizens understand the actions of their government?

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    Essence of Decision
    Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Graham T. Allison, By (author) Philip Zelikow, Revised by Philip Zelikow
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 440
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    ISBN 13: 9780321013491
    ISBN 10: 0321013492

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    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, ports.
    Pearson Education (US)
    Imprint name
    Longman Inc
    Publication date
    19 January 1999
    Publication City/Country
    New Jersey
    Table of contents
    1. Model 1: The Rational Actor. 2. The Cuban Missile Crisis: A First Cut. 3. Model II: Organizational Behavior. 4. The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Second Cut. 5. Model III: Governmental Politics. 6. The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Third Cut. 7. Conclusion.