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- Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2009; US$ 18.10
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...
- Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
The world has entered a second nuclear age. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the threat of nuclear annihilation is on the rise. Should such an assault occur, there is a strong likelihood that the trail of devastation will lead back to Abdul Qadeer Khan, the Pakistani father of the Islamic bomb and the mastermind behind a vast clandestine... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 45.00
History suggests that the existence of a weapon leads to its eventual use in war, as illustrated by the dropping of the atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. At the opening of the atomic age, scientists, political analysts, generals, and politicians were haunted by the idea that nuclear wars could not be won; both sides... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99
Written by a distinguished policy practitioner in the field of nuclear weapons this book reflects an exceptional depth of experience in shaping both national and NATO policy. It discusses the significance of the revolution brought about by nuclear weapons, and then considers the problems, costs, and risks which they entail. - ;The book reflects the... more...
- Threshold Editions 2009; US$ 11.99
The new Israeli government headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has repeatedly declared that a primary foreign policy objective is to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons capability. Israel is a "one-bomb state," such that one atomic weapon, even a relatively low-yield bomb of the type the United States dropped on Hiroshima or Nagasaki... more...
- University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 32.00
Historically fascinating and scientifically rigorous, Plutonium tells the story of a rare and exotic element put to deadly use in atomic bombs, from its discovery to the present day. From the discovery of uranium in 1789 to the Manhattan Project, from Nazi efforts to build a nuclear bomb to the cold war between the USA and USSR, Bernstein tells the... more...
- Melville House 2010; US$ 23.95
A new narrative of the famed case that finally solves its remaining mysteries, by the author of the bestselling Invitation to an Inquest Walter and Miriam Schneir?s 1965 bestseller Invitation to an Inquest was among the first critical accounts of the controversial case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, famously executed in 1953 for passing atom... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 154.95
Focusing on a key twenty year period, this study explores Britain's role in efforts to bring about a nuclear test ban treaty between 1954 and 1973. Taking a broadly chronological approach, it examines the nature of defence planning, Anglo-American relationships, the efficacy of British diplomacy and UK contributions to arms control and disarmament.... more...