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Nuclear Warfare

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  • Five Days in Augustby Michael D. Gordin

    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...

  • Peddling Perilby David Albright

    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...

  • How the End Beginsby Ron Rosenbaum

    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...

  • A Skeptic's Case for Nuclear Disarmamentby Michael E. O'Hanlon

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 18.95

    Is it realistic or even wise to envision a world without nuclear weapons? More and more people seem to think so. Barack Obama is himself on board, having declared “America’s commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.” But that is easier said than done. Michael O’Hanlon puts his own indelible stamp... more...

  • After The Bombby Matthew Grant

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Falloutby Catherine Collins; Douglas Frantz

    Free Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    More than a high-stakes espionage thriller, Fallout painstakingly examines the huge costs of the CIA?s errors and the lost opportunities to halt the spread of nuclear weapons technology long before it was made available to some of the most dangerous and reckless adversaries of the United States and its allies. For more than a quarter of a century,... more...

  • Treating Weapons Proliferationby David Santoro

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    Treating Weapons Proliferation is a chilling exploration of the dynamics of weapons proliferation and nonproliferation. In an analogy with the disease of cancer, the book walks the reader through the history of the phenomenon with its growing complexities and changing dimensions. more...

  • 15 Minutesby L. Douglas Keeney

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 18.99

    Packed with startling revelations, this inside look at the secret side of the Cold War exposes just how close America came to total annihilation During the Cold War, a flight crew had 15 minutes to get their nuke-laden plane in the air from the moment Soviet bombers were detected?15 minutes between the earliest warning of an incoming nuclear... more...

  • Strategic Thinking about the Korean Nuclear Crisisby Gilbert Rozman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 35.00

    China, Japan, Russia, and South Korea have struggled to navigate between the unsettling belligerence of North Korea and the unilateral insistence of the United States regarding the nuclear crisis. This book focuses on their strategic thinking over four stages of the crisis. Drawing on sources from each of the countries, it examines how the four perceived... more...

  • The Navy of the Nuclear Age, 1947?2007by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 160.00

    The Navy of the Nuclear Age, 1947-2007 , the fifth volume in the monumental U.S. Navy Warship series, presents an all-inclusive compendium of the ships that served in the U.S. Navy from the Cold War up through the present day. Featuring radical new developments in warships such as nuclear-powered submarines and carriers equipped with ballistic missiles,... more...