Further Reading Summary

  • Last updated on November 11, 2022

  • Allison, Graham T. Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis. 2d ed. New York: Longman, 1999.
  • Beck, Robert J. The Grenada Invasion: Politics, Law, and Foreign Policy Decisionmaking. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1993.
  • Blight, James G., and Peter Kornbluh, eds. Politics of Illusion: The Bay of Pigs Invasion Reexamined. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner, 1998.
  • Boot, Max. The Savage Wars of Peace: Small Wars and the Rise of American Power. New York: Basic Books, 2003.
  • Brugioni, Dino A. Eyeball to Eyeball: The Inside Story of the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Random House, 1991.
  • Buckley, Kevin. Panama: The Whole Story. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991.
  • Chang, Laurence, and Peter Kornbluh, eds. The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: A National Security Archive Documents Reader. New York: New Press, 1992.
  • Dunn, Peter M., and Bruce W. Watson, eds. American Intervention in Grenada: The Implications of Operation Urgent Fury. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1985.
  • Entman, Robert M. Projections of Power: Framing News, Public Opinion, and U.S. Foreign Policy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.
  • Frankel, Max. High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Ballantine Books, 2004.
  • Fursenko, Alexander, and Timothy Naftali. One Hell of a Gamble: Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958–1964. New York: Norton, 1997.
  • George, Alice L. Awaiting Armageddon: How Americans Faced the Cuban Missile Crisis. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.
  • Gleijeses, Piero. The Dominican Crisis. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978.
  • Hartlyn, Jonathan. The Struggle for Democratic Politics in the Dominican Republic. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
  • Huchthausen, Peter A. America’s Splendid Little Wars: A Short History of U.S. Military Engagements, 1975–2000. New York: Viking, 2003.
  • Johns, Christina Jacqueline, and P. Ward Johnson. State Crime, the Media, and the Invasion of Panama. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1994.
  • Kornbluh, Peter, ed. Bay of Pigs Declassified: The Secret CIA Report on the Invasion of Cuba. New York: New Press, 1998.
  • Lindsay-Poland, John. Emperors in the Jungle: The Hidden History of the U.S. in Panama. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2003.
  • Lowenthal, Abraham F. The Dominican Intervention. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
  • Lynch, Grayston L. Decision for Disaster: Betrayal at the Bay of Pigs. Washington, D.C.: Brassey’s, 1998.
  • May, Ernest, and Philip Zelikow, eds. The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Norton, 2002.
  • Mermin, Jonathan. Debating War and Peace: Media Coverage of U.S. Intervention in the Post-Vietnam Era. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1999.
  • Nathan, James A., ed. The Cuban Missile Crisis Revisited. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1992.
  • O’Shaughnessy, Hugh. Grenada: An Eyewitness Account of the U.S. Invasion and the Caribbean History That Provoked It. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1984.
  • Palmer, Bruce, Jr. Intervention in the Caribbean: The Dominican Crisis of 1965. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1989.
  • Peguero, Valentina. The Militarization of Culture in the Dominican Republic, from the Captains General to General Trujillo. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004.
  • Pérez, Orlando J., ed. Post-invasion Panama: The Challenges of Democratization in the New World Order. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2000.
  • Rodríguez, Juan Carlos. The Bay of Pigs and the CIA. Translated by Mary Todd. New York: Ocean Press, 1999.
  • Salinger, Pierre. “Bay of Pigs.” In John F. Kennedy, Commander in Chief: A Profile in Leadership. New York: Penguin Studio, 1997.
  • Stern, Sheldon M. Averting ‘the Final Failure’: John F. Kennedy and the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis Meetings. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2003.
  • Strober, Gerald S., and Deborah H. Strober. “Let Us Begin Anew.” In An Oral History of the Kennedy Presidency. New York: HarperCollins, 1993.
  • Thompson, Robert Smith. The Missiles of October: The Declassified Story of John F. Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.
  • Tiwathia, Vijay. The Grenada War: Anatomy of a Low Intensity Conflict. New Delhi: Lancer International, 1987.
  • Triay, Victor Andres. Bay of Pigs: An Oral History of Brigade 2506. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001.
  • White, Mark J. Missiles in Cuba: Kennedy, Khrushchev, Castro, and the 1962 Crisis. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1997.
  • ____________, ed. The Kennedys and Cuba: The Declassified Documentary History. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2001.
  • Wyden, Peter. Bay of Pigs: The Untold Story. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980.
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