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Nuclear Warfare

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  • Nuclear Weapons and Strategyby Stephen J. Cimbala

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 168.00

    Nuclear weapons, once thought to have been marginalized by the end of the Cold War, have returned with a vengeance to the centre of US security concerns and to a world bereft of the old certainties of deterrence. This is a major analysis of these new strategic realities. The George W. Bush administration, having deposed the regime of Saddam... 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This new book examines the construction, activities and impact of the network of US state and private groups in the Cold War. By moving beyond state-dominated, ?top-down? interpretations of international relations and exploring instead the engagement and mobilization of whole societies and cultures, it presents a radical new approach to 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Weapons Proliferation and War in the Greater Middle Eastby Richard L. Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This important new book explores the strategic reasons behind the proliferation of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons as well as ballistic missile delivery systems in the Greater Middle East. It examines the uses and limitations of chemical weapons in regional combat, ballistic missile warfare and defenses, as well as Iran's drive for nuclear... more...

  • Military Nanotechnologyby Jürgen Altmann

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    With revolutionary changes in nanotechnology (NT) now on the horizon, many countries have started major research and development (R&D) programmes, which are mainly civilian. Often overlooked are military R&D programmes ? in particular those of the US government. This is the first systematic and comprehensive presentation of the potential military... more...

  • Knowing Nukesby William Chaloupka

    University of Minnesota Press 1988; US$ 55.50

    Countering critics who charge that postmodern positions on language, authority, and power cannot inform effective political responses, this compelling analysis employs these same methods to examine antinuclear politics. Star Wars (the movie and the antimi more...

  • South Asia's Cold War: Nuclear Weapons and Conflict in Comparative Perspectiveby Rajesh M. Basrur

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book is a ground-breaking analysis of the India-Pakistan nuclear confrontation as a form of ?cold war? ? that is, a hostile relationship between nuclear rivals. Drawing on nuclear rivalries between similar pairs (United States-Soviet Union, United States-China, Soviet Union-China, and United States-North Korea), the work examines the rise,... more...