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Nuclear Warfare

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  • Explaining Auschwitz and Hiroshimaby Richard J. B. Bosworth

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    Explores the way in which the main combatant societies of the Second World War have historicised that experience. Bosworth argues that the traumatic history of the war has remained crucial to the politics of post-war societies. more...

  • Nuclear Terrorismby Gavin Cameron

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 165.00

    Will the twenty-first century see terrorist fingers on the nuclear trigger? How likely is it terrorists will obtain weapons of mass destruction? What factors would determine their decision to use them? Gavin Cameron assesses the causes for, and implications of, the escalating lethality of terrorism. The growing opportunities for nuclear proliferation,... more...

  • Future Roles of U.S. Nuclear Forcesby Glenn Buchan; David Matonick; Calvin Shipbaugh; Richard Mesic

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    Since the end of the Cold War, the United States has been re-examining its basic assumptions about foreign policy and instruments of national security polcy. This study examines the possible roles of nuclear weapons in contemporary US national security policy. more...

  • First Into Nagasakiby George Weller; Anthony Weller

    Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 14.95

    George Weller was a Pulitzer Prize?winning reporter who covered World War II across Europe, Africa, and Asia. At the war?s end in September 1945, under General MacArthur?s media blackout, correspondents were forbidden to enter both Nagasaki and Hiroshima. But instead of obediently staying with the press corps in northern Japan, Weller broke away. The... more...

  • Nuclear Weapons and Strategyby Stephen J. Cimbala

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 168.00

    This book focuses on the evolution of nuclear weapons as components of US military strategy and arms control by contrasting their roles in the early and later information ages. more...

  • India's Emerging Nuclear Postureby Ashley J. Tellis

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    After a hiatus of almost 24 years, India startled the international community by resuming nuclear testing in May 1998. This work addresses the belief that nuclear tests in South Asia have altered the strategic environment in the region and globally. more...

  • The US Government, Citizen Groups and the Cold Warby Helen Laville; Hugh Wilford

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    A radical new approach to the study of propaganda and foreign policy, which moves beyond state-dominated, ?top-down? studies by exploring the engagement and mobilization of whole societies and cultures. more...

  • Arsenals of Follyby Richard Rhodes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a riveting account of the nuclear arms race and the Cold War. In the Reagan-Gorbachev era, the United States and the Soviet Union came within minutes of nuclear war, until Gorbachev boldly launched a campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons, setting the stage for the 1986 Reykjavik summit and the... more...

  • The Russian Nuclear Shield from Stalin to Yeltsinby Dr Jennifer Mathers

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 150.00

    This book makes extensive use of Soviet sources to provide the first full analysis of Moscow's ballistic missile defence policy from its origins to the most recent post-Soviet developments. It considers the Soviets' motivations for pursuing an anti-ballistic missile capability and the extent of their success. more...

  • Cooperative Threat Reduction, Missile Defense, and the Nuclear Futureby Michael Krepon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 41.00

    In this book, Michael Krepon analyzes nuclear issues such as missile defenses, space warfare, and treaties, and argues that the United States is on a dangerous course. During the Cold War, Mutual Assured Destruction, or MAD, facilitated strategic arms control. Now that the Cold War has been replaced by asymmetric warfare, treaties based on nuclear... more...