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

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Stalking the Red Bearby Peter Sasgen

    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...

  • Nuclear Deterrence Theoryby Robert Powell

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 36.00

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

  • The Seventh Decadeby Jonathan Schell

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 22.99

    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 outing... more...

  • The Atomic Bazaarby William Langewiesche

    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...

  • Making of the Atomic Bombby Richard Rhodes

    Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 22.00

    Twenty-five years after its initial publication, The Making of the Atomic Bomb remains the definitive history of nuclear weapons and the Manhattan Project. From the turn-of-the-century discovery of nuclear energy to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan, Richard Rhodes?s Pulitzer Prize-winning book details the science, the people, and the socio-political... more...

  • The North Korean Nuclear Programby James Moltz Clay

    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...

  • 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...