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Nuclear Warfare

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  • Permissible Doseby J. Samuel Walker

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    How much radiation is too much? J. Samuel Walker examines the evolution, over more than a hundred years, of radiation protection standards and efforts to ensure radiation safety for nuclear workers and for the general public. The risks of radiation?caused by fallout from nuclear bomb testing, exposure from medical or manufacturing procedures, effluents... more...

  • Doomsday Menby P. D. Smith

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 8.99

    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 Raceby Richard Burns; Joseph Siracusa

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 131.00

    Written by two preeminent authors in the field, this book provides an accessible global narrative of the nuclear arms race since 1945 that focuses on the roles of key scientists, military chiefs, and political leaders. more...

  • The Wizards of Armageddonby Fred Kaplan; Martin 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$ 32.95

    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.... more...

  • Nagasakiby Susan Southard

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.95

    A 2015 Washington Post Notable Book of the Year ?A poignant and complex picture of the second atomic bomb?s enduring physical and psychological tolls. Eyewitness accounts are visceral and haunting. . . . But the book?s biggest achievement is its treatment of the aftershocks in the decades since 1945.? ? The New Yorker A powerful and unflinching... more...

  • Die Bombe als Optionby Tilmann Hanel

    Klartext Verlag 2015; US$ 22.89

    Welche Akteure forcierten in der Bundesrepublik zur Adenauerzeit den Einstieg in die Atomkraftnutzung? Welche Motive standen hinter ihren Bemühungen? Und inwiefern zeitigen die damaligen Vorgänge auch heute noch Auswirkungen? 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...

  • Global Nuclear Disarmamentby V R Raghavan

    Vij Books India Private Limited 2012; US$ 19.99

    Delhi Policy Group has worded for a decade on nuclear policy in India. It has generated an informed debate to influence policy by emphasizing the need for nuclear restraint and responsibility. The DPG was chosen as a research institution to assist in the deliberations of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, constituted... more...

  • Nuclear Disarmamentby Lt Gen (Retd) V R Raghavan

    Vij Books India Private Limited 2011; US$ 24.95

    Indian policy on nuclear disarmament has been one of long standing support and approval of measures leading to it. The first decade of 21st century has seen a resurgence of support for global nuclear disarmament. A cascade of nuclear disarmament proposals has emerged from different sources. There has been little interaction between India and Europe... more...