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- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00
Nuclear Logics examines why some states seek nuclear weapons while others renounce them. Looking closely at nine cases in East Asia and the Middle East, Etel Solingen finds two distinct regional patterns. In East Asia, the norm since the late 1960s has been to forswear nuclear weapons, and North Korea, which makes no secret of its nuclear ambitions,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 24.95
Most Americans believe that the Second World War ended because the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan forced it to surrender. Five Days in August boldly presents a different interpretation: that the military did not clearly understand the atomic bomb's revolutionary strategic potential, that the Allies were almost as stunned by the surrender as the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
This book investigates what is driving Iran's nuclear weapons programme in a less-hostile regional environment, using a theory of protracted conflicts to explicate proliferation. Iran?s nuclear weapons program has alarmed the international community since the 1990s, but has come to the forefront of international security concerns since 2000.... more...
- Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 21.20
South Africa's Weapons of Mass Destruction offers an in-depth view of the secret development and voluntary disarmament of South Africa's nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons program, Project Coast. Helen E. Purkitt and Stephen F. Burgess explore how systems used for nuclear, biological, and chemical... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 175.00
Traditionally, urban radioecology has had much less attention than agricultural radioecology. Actually, this is the first ever holistic "guidebook" on the topic. This is in spite of the fact that some 260,000 persons were removed from their homes after the Chernobyl accident, to some extent because of the consequences of the contamination were not... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 27.00
?THE UNLEASHED POWER OF THE ATOM HAS CHANGED EVERYTHING SAVE OUR MODES OF THINKING, AND WE THUS DRIFT TOWARD UNPARALLELED CATASTROPHE.? ?ALBERT EINSTEIN W ith the revelation of Iran?s secret uranium enrichment facilities, North Korea?s brazen testing of missiles and nuclear weapons, and nuclear-endowed Pakistan?s descent into instability, the urgency... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 16.00
The president loses control of fifty nukes for nearly an hour. Russian nuclear bombers almost bump wingtips with American fighter jets over the Pacific coast. North Korea detonates nuclear weapons underground. Iran?s nuclear shroud is penetrated by a computer worm. Al-Qaeda goes on the hunt for Pakistan?s bomb, and Israelis debate the merit of a preemptive... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 95.00
Civil defence was an integral part of Britain's modern history. Throughout the cold war it was a central response of the British Government to the threat of war. This book will be the first history of the preparations to fight a nuclear war taken in Britain between the end of the Second World War and 1968. more...
- New Press, The 2004; US$ 17.95
This revised edition includes a new introduction that outlines the costs of operation Iraqi Freedom, details the companies profiting from the war and subsequent reconstruction, and chronicles the rampant conflicts of interest among members of the Bush administration who also have a financial stake in weapons manufacturing. After eight printings in... more...