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Soviet Risk-taking and Crisis Behavior: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis - Hannes Adomeit

London, Boston & Sydney: George Allen & Unwin, 1982, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper nicked at the top corner of the upper panel otherwise a very well presented copy.

From the cover: “Under what conditions is the Soviet leadership prepared to take risks in the conduct of its international affairs? Does Soviet behaviour in crises conform to the commonly accepted ‘rules’ or ‘conventions’ of crisis management? How important are threats, ultimatums and military pressure for the achievement of Soviet objectives? These are questions which have often been asked in the West by political leaders and academic specialists, but they have never been systematically analyzed. In this book Hannes Adomeit provides such an analysis.

Size: 9½" x 6¼"
Series: Studies of the Russian Institute Columbia University
Number of Pages: [VIII] 377
ISBN: 0043350437
Introduction: Marshall D. Shulman