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- Seven Stories Press 2013; US$ 13.95
?There are two problems for our species? survival?nuclear war and environmental catastrophe, ? says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection since World War II. While a nuclear strike would require action, environmental catastrophe is partially defined by willful inaction in response... more...
- Melville House 2013; US$ 26.00
In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café , a blackly sardonic people?s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny , presents a devastating account of history?s most irresponsible uses... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.00
By the author of the New York Times bestselling Everest: Mountain Without Mercy , this chronicle of the iconic first American expedition to Mt. Everest in May 1963 ? published to coincide with the climb's 50th anniversary ? combines riveting adventure, a perceptive analysis of its dark and terrifying historical context, and revelations... more...
- Argo-Navis 2013; US$ 9.99
Taller in length than the Washington Monument, wider at its center than a three-lane highway, the 18,750-ton Trident nuclear submarine is the most complex war machine the United States Navy has ever produced: a $1.8 billion marvel crammed with more modern military technology than any other vessel in the world. Deep beneath the ocean it can sail for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95
? For thirteen days in October of 1962, a truly perilous flirtation with nuclear war developed between the United States and USSR, as the superpowers argued over the installation of Soviet nuclear weapons in Cuba. Launched by rash judgment and concluded through circumspect leadership, the Cuban Missile Crisis acted as a catalyst for change during... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.95
In 2002 the Bush administration completed a Nuclear Posture Review that introduced a ?new triad? based on offensive-strike systems, defences and a revitalized defence infrastructure. The new triad is designed for a new strategic threat environment, characterized not by a long-standing nuclear rivalry with another superpower, but by unstable relationships... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
This volume moves beyond Cold War deterrence theory to show the many ways in which deterrence is applicable to contemporary security: in space, in cyberspace, and against non-state actors. It also examines the role of nuclear deterrence in the twenty-first century and reaches surprising conclusions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Having served opposite Warsaw Pact forces in the 1950s and on Embassy duty in the 70s in Europe, the author offers a reasoned assessment of Britain's role in the so-called "nuclear club". He asks whether Britain really needs to be a member. more...
- Random House Australia 2012; US$ 31.67
Geoffrey Robertson QC explains how to avoid war in the Middle East and a catastrophic nuclear disaster.- What is worse: Iran getting the bomb or America bombing Iran?- Will our children ever live in a world without nuclear weapons?- Can states that mass-murder their own people be trusted with a weapon thatmass-murders?- Will a nuclear explosion change... more...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 49.95
Nuclear weapons and their control and testing have been newsworthy topics for public reading and vigorous "debate" since 1945. But, very few people can describe why and how nuclear weapons have been tested by the US. The authors of this book have made very serious efforts to provide such information for readers without a technical... more...