History, the White House and the Kremlin: Statesmen as Historians

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Historical knowledge in its various forms - learned, observed and experienced - is one of the principal intellectual resources available to politicians and the officials who serve them. These policy communities habitually, though sometimes naively, inexpertly and misleadingly, use history in the crafting of policy. In this book the question of whether politicians use history wisely and judiciously is posed about those who inhabit the Kremlin as well as the White House. The question has several dimensions which are ...

History, the White House and the Kremlin: Statesmen as Historians 2016, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474290876

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