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Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: A Short Bibliography
Abel, Elie. The Missile Crisis. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1966.
Allison, Graham T. Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis. Boston: Little, Brown, 1971.
Allyn, Bruce J., James G. Blight, and David A. Welch, ed. Back to the Brink: Proceedings of the Moscow Conference on the Cuban Missile Crisis, January 27-28, 1989. Cambridge, MA: Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University; Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1991..
Anderson, George W., Jr., Horacio Rivero, Jr., Kent L. Lee, William P. Mack, and William Ecker. "Oral History - The Cuban Missile Crisis." Naval History 6, no. 4 (Winter 1992): 46-56.
Beschloss, Michael R. The Crisis Years: Kennedy and Khrushchev, 1960-1963. New York: Edward Burlingame Books, 1991.
Blight, James G. On the Brink: American and Soviets Reexamine the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Hill & Wang, 1989.
____. The Shattered Crystal Ball: Fear and Learning in the Cuban Missile Crisis. Savage, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1990.
Blight, James G., and Philip Brenner. Sad and Luminous Days: Cuba's Struggle with the Superpowers After the Missile Crisis. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002.
Blight, James G., and David A. Welch. Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis. London: Frank Cass, 1998.
Brugioni, Dino A. Eyeball to Eyeball: The Inside Story of the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Random House, 1991.
Brune, Lester H. The Cuba-Caribbean Missile Crisis of October 1962. Claremont, CA: Regina Books, 1996.
Caldwell, Dan. The Cuban Missile Affair and the American Style of Crisis Management. Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corp, 1989.
Chayes, Abram. The Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Oxford University Press, 1974.
Chang, Laurence, and Peter Kornbluh. The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: A National Security Archive Documents Reader. New York: The New Press, 1992.
Coleman, David G. The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2012.
Daniel, James. Strike in the West: The Complete Story of the Cuban Crisis. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963.
Detzer, David. The Brink: Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962. New York: Crowell, 1979.
Diez Acosta, Toms. October 1962: The "Missile" Crisis As Seen from Cuba. New York: Pathfinder, 2002.
Dinerstein, Herbert Samuel. The Making of a Missile Crisis, October 1962. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1976.
Divine, Robert A. ed. The Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: M. Wiener Pub., 1988.
Dobbs, Michael. One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Eubank, Keith. The Missile Crisis in Cuba. Malabar, FL: Krieger Pub., 2000.
Frankel, Max. High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Ballantine Books, 2004.
Fursenko, A. A., and Timothy J. Naftali. One Hell of a Gamble: Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964. New York: Norton, 1997.
Garthoff, Raymond L. Reflections on the Cuban Missile Crisis. Washington: Brookings Institution, 1987.
George, Alice L. Awaiting Armageddon: How Americans Faced the Cuban Missile Crisis. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.
Great Britain. The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: Selected Foreign Policy Documents from the Administration of John F. Kennedy, January 1961-November 1962. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 2001.
Gribkov, Anatoli I. Operation ANADYR: U.S. and Soviet Generals Recount the Cuban Missile Crisis. Chicago: Edition Q, 1994.
Haydon, Peter T. The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis: Canadian Involvement Reconsidered. Toronto: Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies, 1993.
Hilsman, Roger. The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Struggle Over Policy. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1996.
Huchthausen, Peter A. October Fury. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2002.
Janis, Irving Lester. Groupthink: Psychological Studies of Policy Decisions and Fiascos. 2 ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982. [See "The Cuban Missile Crisis," pp. 132-158.]
Keefer, Edward C., Charles S. Sampson and Louis J. Smith. Cuban Missile Crisis and Aftermath. Vol. 9. Foreign Relations of the United States, 1961-1963. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1996.
Kennedy, Robert F. Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: W. W. Norton, 1969.
Larson, David L. The Cuban Crisis of 1962: Selected Documents and Chronology. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1963.
Lebow, Richard Ned. Between Peace and War: The Nature of International Crisis. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981.
____. The Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000.
Leighton, Richard M. The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962: A Case in National Security Crisis Management. Washington: National Defense University, 1978.
May, Ernest R., and Philip Zelikow. The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1997.
McAuliffe, Mary S. ed. CIA Documents on the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962. Washington: History Staff, Central Intelligence Agency,1992.
McConnell, William S. Living Through the Cuban Missile Crisis. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2005.
Medina, Loreta M. The Cuban Missile Crisis. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 2002.
Medland, William J. The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962: Needlessor Necessary. New York: Praeger, 1988.
Munton, Don, and David A. Welch. The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Concise History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
Nash, Philip. The Other Missiles of October Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Jupiters, 1957-1963. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
Nathan, James A. The Cuban Missile Crisis Revisited. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.
____. Anatomy of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001.
National Security Archive Homepage. "The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962." http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/nsa/cuba_mis_cri/cuba_mis_cri.html
Njlstad, Olav, Cuba-Krisen 1962. Oslo, Norway: Institutt for Forvarsstudier, 1993.
Pedersen, John C. "Soviet Reporting of the Cuban Crisis." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 91, no. 10 (Oct. 1965): 54-63.
Polmar, Norman, and John Gresham. DEFCON-2: Standing on the Brink of Nuclear War During the Cuban Missile Crisis. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2006.
Poole, Walter S. "How Well Did the JCS Work?" Naval History 6, no. 4 (Winter 1992): 19-21.
Pope, Ronald R. Soviet Views on the Cuban Missile Crisis: Myth and Reality in Foreign Policy Analysis. Washington: University Press of America, 1982.
Priestland, Jane. British Archives on the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962. London: Archival Publications International, 2001.
Roberts, Priscilla Mary. Cuban Missile Crisis: The Essential Reference Guide. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2012.
Rood, Harold W. Kingdoms of the Blind: How the Great Democracies Have Resumed the Follies That So Nearly Cost Them Their Life. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 1980.
Scott, L. V. Macmillan, Kennedy, and the Cuban Missile Crisis: Political, Military, and Intelligence Aspects. Contemporary history in context series. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Schratz, Paul R. "Clausewitz, Cuba and Command." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 90, no. 8 (Aug. 1964): 24-33.
Shapack, Arnold R. ed. Proceedings Naval History Symposium, April 27-28, 1973. Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Academy, 1973.
Stern, Sheldon M. The Week the World Stood Still Inside the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis. Stanford nuclear age series. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2005.
____. Averting 'the Final Failure': John F. Kennedy and the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis Meetings. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2003.
Thompson, Robert Smith. The Missiles of October: The Declassified Story of John F. Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency. The Secret Cuban Missile Crisis Documents. Washington: Brassey's (US), 1994.
United States. National Security Agency. COMINT Report: Documents on the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962. Fort Meade, MD: National Security Agency, 1998.
Utz, Curtis. Cordon of Steel: The U.S. Navy and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Washington: Naval Historical Center, 1993.
Weisbrot, Robert. Maximum Danger: Kennedy, the Missiles, and the Crisis of American Confidence. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2001.
Werder, Karl K. Continuing Lessons of the Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962. Research report (Air University [U.S.], Air War College). Maxwell Air Force Base, AL: Air War College, Air University, 1995.
White, Mark J. The Cuban Missile Crisis. Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Macmillan, 1996.
Young, John M. When the Russians Blinked: The U.S. Maritime Response to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Washington: History and Museum Division, U.S. Marine Corps, 1991.