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- 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...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 17.99
Thrilling submarine espionage and an inside look at the U.S. Navy?s ?silent service? Stalking the Red Bear , for the first time ever, describes the action principally from the perspective of a commanding officer of a nuclear submarine during the Cold War?the one man aboard a sub who makes the critical decisions?taking readers closer to the... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 19.99
From the bestselling author of The Fate of the Earth , a provocative look at the urgent threat posed by America's new nuclear policies When the cold war ended, many Americans believed the nuclear dilemma had ended with it. Instead, the bomb has moved to the dead center of foreign policy and even domestic scandal. From missing WMDs to the... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 13.99
In his shocking and revelatory new work, the celebrated journalist William Langewiesche investigates the burgeoning global threat of nuclear weapons production. This is the story of the inexorable drift of nuclear weapons technology from the hands of the rich into the hands of the poor. As more unstable and undeveloped nations find ways of acquiring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95
Drawing on previously unpublished Russian archival materials, this book is the first detailed history and current analysis of the North Korean nuclear program. The contributors discuss Soviet-North Korean nuclear relations, economic and military aspects of the nuclear program, the nuclear energy sector, North Korea's negotiations with the Korean Peninsula... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 47.00
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...