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Nuclear Warfare

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  • Britain's Strategic Nuclear Deterrentby Robert H. Paterson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    Having served opposite Warsaw Pact forces in the 1950s and on Embassy duty in the 70s in Europe, the author offers a reasoned assessment of Britain's role in the so-called "nuclear club". more...

  • Nuclear Superiorityby David S. McDonough

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    Providing a historical context to US nuclear strategy modifications, this paper details how the new triad is founded on previous efforts to secure nuclear superiority against the Soviet Union and counter-proliferation capabilities against WMD-proliferant adversaries. more...

  • Making of the Atomic Bombby Richard Rhodes

    Simon & Schuster 2012; Not Available

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Twenty-five years after its initial publication, The Making of the Atomic Bomb remains the seminal and complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century discovery of the vast energy locked inside the atom to the dropping of... more...

  • Making of the Atomic Bombby Richard Rhodes

    Simon & Schuster 2012; Not Available

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Twenty-five years after its initial publication, The Making of the Atomic Bomb remains the seminal and complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century discovery of the vast energy locked inside the atom to the dropping of... more...

  • Big Redby Douglas C. Waller

    Argo-Navis 2013; US$ 9.99

    Taller in length than the Washington Monument, wider at its center than a three-lane highway, the 18,750-ton Trident nuclear submarine is the most complex war machine the United States Navy has ever produced: a $1.8 billion marvel crammed with more modern military technology than any other vessel in the world. Deep beneath the ocean it can sail for... more...

  • 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...

  • Day of Two Sunsby Jane Dibblin

    New Amsterdam Books 1998; US$ 11.99

    Between 1946 and 1958, the United States conducted some 66 nuclear bomb tests in the Marshall Islands. Day of Two Suns is a shocking and timely study of the story of a displaced people contaminated by nuclear fallout, forcibly resettled as their own islands become uninhabitable, and reduced to lives of poverty, ill-health, and dependence. It is also... more...

  • The Twilight of the Bombsby Richard Rhodes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00

    The culminating volume in Richard Rhodes?s monumental and prizewinning history of nuclear weapons, offering the first comprehensive narrative of the challenges faced in a post?Cold War age. The past twenty years have transformed our relationship with nuclear weapons drastically. With extraordinary depth of knowledge and understanding, Rhodes makes... more...

  • Over the Horizon Proliferation Threatsby James Wirtz; Peter Lavoy

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    In every decade of the nuclear era, one or two states have developed nuclear weapons despite the international community's opposition to proliferation. In the coming years, the breakdown of security arrangements, especially in the Middle East and Northeast Asia, could drive additional countries to seek their own nuclear, biological, or chemical (NBC)... more...

  • The Tradition of Non-Use of Nuclear Weaponsby T.V. Paul

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 9.95

    An exploration of the rise, persistence, and impact of the tradition of non-use of nuclear weapons followed by nuclear powers for well over sixty years. more...