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Nuclear Warfare

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  • Making of the Atomic Bombby Richard Rhodes

    Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 22.00

    Twenty-five years after its initial publication, The Making of the Atomic Bomb remains the definitive history of nuclear weapons and the Manhattan Project. From the turn-of-the-century discovery of nuclear energy to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan, Richard Rhodes?s Pulitzer Prize-winning book details the science, the people, and the socio-political... more...

  • Doomsday Menby P. D. Smith

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 6.79

    This is the gripping, untold story of the doomsday bomb?the ultimate weapon of mass destruction. In 1950, Hungarian-born scientist Leo Szilard made a dramatic announcement on American radio: science was on the verge of creating a doomsday bomb. For the first time in history, mankind realized that he had within his grasp a truly God-like power, the... more...

  • A Global History of the Nuclear Arms Race: Weapons, Strategy, and Politics [2 volumes]by Richard Burns; Joseph Siracusa

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 131.00

    The first book of its kind to provide a global perspective of the arms race, this two-volume work connects episodes worldwide involving nuclear weapons in a comprehensive, narrative fashion. Beginning with a discussion of the scientific research of the 1930s and 1940s and the Hiroshima decision, the authors focus on five basic themes: political dimensions,... more...

  • Death in Lifeby Robert Jay Lifton

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    In Japan, "hibakusha" means "the people affected by the explosion--specifically, the explosion of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima in 1945. In this classic study, winner of the 1969 National Book Award in Science, Lifton studies the psychological effects of the bomb on 90,000 survivors. He sees this analysis as providing a last chance to understand--and... more...

  • Nuclear Power and Politics of South Asiaby Rajkumar Singh

    Kalpaz Publications 2014; US$ 67.99

    In this age of globalisation the book, Nuclear Power and Politics of South Asia- New Disclosures, unfolds different stages of the growth of nuclear energy and its proliferation in the region South Asia with added emphasis on nuclear weapon development in India and Pakistan. In previous decades the region remained at the centre of world focus due to... more...

  • Parmanu Politicsby Dr. Sitakanta Mishra

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 64.99

    This study, focusing on the nuclear-politics interface, examines which political party should be given credit, and how much in shaping India's nuclear weapons policy. Taking into account the views of the Congress, BJP and CPI {M), the study concludes that there is no single mother of India's nuclear bomb. In the process, it approves the assumption... more...

  • The Wizards of Armageddonby Fred Kaplan; Martin J. Sherwin

    Stanford University Press 1991; US$ 30.95

    This is the untold story of the small group of men who have devised the plans and shaped the policies on how to use the Bomb. The book (first published in 1983) explores the secret world of these strategists of the nuclear age and brings to light a chapter in American political and military history never before revealed. more...

  • In the Shadow of the Bombby Silvan S. Schweber

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    In the Shadow of the Bomb narrates how two charismatic, exceptionally talented physicists--J. Robert Oppenheimer and Hans A. Bethe--came to terms with the nuclear weapons they helped to create. In 1945, the United States dropped the bomb, and physicists were forced to contemplate disquieting questions about their roles and responsibilities. When... more...

  • Manhattan Projectby Cynthia C. Kelly; Richard Rhodes

    Hachette Books 2009; US$ 28.00

    The first collection ever of the writings and insights of the original creators of the atomic bomb, along with pieces by the most important historians and interpreters of the subject, is now in paperback. Born out of a small research program begun in 1939, the Manhattan Project eventually employed more than 130,000 people, including our foremost... more...

  • Possibility of Nuclear War in Asiaby Col G G Pamidi

    Vij Books India Private Limited 2012; US$ 24.95

    This book attempts to fuse two topical subjects and deal with them in a holistic manner. It is oft said and is also widely believed that the 21st century belongs to Asia and that the two giants of Asia, namely, China and India are going to dominate the world in the ensuing decades. It is also implicitly accepted that nuclear weapons are going to be... more...