xiv, 204 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Gives an overview of presidential transitions in foreign policy including case studies of prominent episodes. Pinpoints causes of fiascos--writing off previous administrations' policies and failing to appreciate differences between campaign promises and policy realities. Provides a road map to help new administrations steer clear of the land mines ahead"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-196) and index.