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  • The A to Z of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfareby Benjamin C. Garrett; John Hart

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    The A to Z of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare covers the development and use of nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) weapons as well as efforts to limit or control the use of these weapons through a chronology, a bibliography, an introductory essay, and dictionary entries. Over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries provide a unique selection... more...

  • Plutoniumby Jeremy Bernstein

    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...

  • Final Verdictby Walter Schneir; Miriam Schneir

    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...

  • British Nuclear Weapons and the Test Ban 1954-1973by John R. Walker

    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...

  • Canadian Nuclear Weaponsby John Clearwater

    Dundurn 1998; US$ 11.99

    Brings together until-recently secret information about the nature of the nuclear arsenal in Canada, from 1963 to 1984. more...

  • Nuclear Deterrence Theoryby Robert Powell

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 48.00

    Applying advances in game theory to the study of nuclear deterrence, Robert Powell examines the foundations of deterrence theory. more...

  • The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bombby Dennis D. Wainstock

    Enigma Books 2011; US$ 19.00

    A clear and concise narrative of all the key elements of President Truman's most controversial decision leading to Japan's surrender. more...

  • Britain and the H-Bombby Lorna Arnold

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 50.00

    This book, written with unique access to official archives, tells the secret story of Britain's H-bomb - the scientific and strategic background, the government's policy decision, the work of the remarkable men who created the bomb, the four weapon trials at a remote Pacific atoll in 1957-58, and the historic consequences. more...

  • Why Israel Can't Waitby Jerome R. Corsi

    Threshold Editions 2009; Not Available

    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...

  • Red Star Rogueby Kenneth Sewell; Clint Richmond

    Simon & Schuster 2005; Not Available

    One of the great secrets of the Cold War, hidden for decades, is revealed at last. Early in 1968 a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine sank in the waters off Hawaii, hundreds of miles closer to American shores than it should have been. Compelling evidence, assembled here for the first time, strongly suggests that the sub, K-129, sank while attempting... more...