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Colossal control failures : from Julius Caesar to 9/11, Jack P. Gibbs

Label
Colossal control failures : from Julius Caesar to 9/11
Title
Colossal control failures
Title remainder
from Julius Caesar to 9/11
Statement of responsibility
Jack P. Gibbs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Gibbs, Jack P
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Leadership
  • Social control
  • Leadership
Label
Colossal control failures : from Julius Caesar to 9/11, Jack P. Gibbs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-277) and indexes
Contents
The ubiquity of control failures, the nature of attempted control, and some control principles -- Control over human behavior and the notion of power -- Herbert Hoover's nightmare -- FDR's ineffective attempt to pack the Supreme Court -- Richard Nixon's stonewalling -- Robespierre reaches far too far -- Trotsky's fatal misperception of Stalin -- "Che" Guevara : an iconic but failed revolutionary -- Caesar crosses the Rubicon -- Hitler's putsch and his invasion of the U.S.S.R -- The Juice walks : prosecutorial control failures in O.J. Simpson's criminal trial -- AIDS : a global threat with no end in sight -- Control failures and 9/11, America's worst day -- Some hopefully significant comparisons -- Bearing on the future : optimism and pessimism
Control code
ocn181142814
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 286 p.
Isbn
9781594515262
Lccn
2008013930
System control number
(OCoLC)181142814
Label
Colossal control failures : from Julius Caesar to 9/11, Jack P. Gibbs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-277) and indexes
Contents
The ubiquity of control failures, the nature of attempted control, and some control principles -- Control over human behavior and the notion of power -- Herbert Hoover's nightmare -- FDR's ineffective attempt to pack the Supreme Court -- Richard Nixon's stonewalling -- Robespierre reaches far too far -- Trotsky's fatal misperception of Stalin -- "Che" Guevara : an iconic but failed revolutionary -- Caesar crosses the Rubicon -- Hitler's putsch and his invasion of the U.S.S.R -- The Juice walks : prosecutorial control failures in O.J. Simpson's criminal trial -- AIDS : a global threat with no end in sight -- Control failures and 9/11, America's worst day -- Some hopefully significant comparisons -- Bearing on the future : optimism and pessimism
Control code
ocn181142814
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 286 p.
Isbn
9781594515262
Lccn
2008013930
System control number
(OCoLC)181142814

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