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Nuclear Warfare

  • Nuclear Disarmamentby

    Vij Books India Private Limited 2011; US$ 24.95

    Indian policy on nuclear disarmament has been one of long standing support and approval of measures leading to it. The first decade of 21st century has seen a resurgence of support for global nuclear disarmament. A cascade of nuclear disarmament proposals has emerged from different sources. There has been little interaction between India and Europe... more...

  • Peddling Perilby David Albright

    Free Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    ?THE UNLEASHED POWER OF THE ATOM HAS CHANGED EVERYTHING SAVE OUR MODES OF THINKING, AND WE THUS DRIFT TOWARD UNPARALLELED CATASTROPHE.? ?ALBERT EINSTEIN W ith the revelation of Iran?s secret uranium enrichment facilities, North Korea?s brazen testing of missiles and nuclear weapons, and nuclear-endowed Pakistan?s descent into instability, the urgency... more...

  • Chernobyl Prayerby Svetlana Alexievich; Anna Gunin; Arch Tait

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.09

    A startling history of the Chernobyl disaster by Svetlana Alexievich, the winner of the Nobel prize in literature 2015 On 26 April 1986, at 1.23am, a series of explosions shook the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Flames lit up the sky and radiation escaped to contaminate the land and poison the people for years to come. While officials tried to hush... more...

  • US-China Cold War Collaborationby S. Mahmud Ali

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95

    After more than four decades the Cold War ended with the sudden collapse of the Soviet Union. Almost simultaneously China emerged as the new potential disruptor of international stability, with Beijing replacing Moscow as the key source of Western insecurity. Drawing upon extensive primary resources, Ali questions the logic behind this perception,... 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...

  • Airborne Radioactive Contamination in Inhabited Areasby K.G. Andersson

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 190.00

    For many decades, investigations of the behaviour and implications of radioactive contamination in the environment have focused on agricultural areas and food production. This was due to the erroneous assumption that the consequences of credible contaminating incidents would be restricted to rural areas. However, due to the Chernobyl accident, more... more...

  • Britain and the H-Bombby Lorna Arnold

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 50.00

    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...

  • Three Days in Januaryby Bret Baier; Catherine Whitney

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 17.99

    In this debut history from one of America?s most influential political journalists, Bret Baier casts the three days between Dwight Eisenhower?s prophetic "farewell address" on the evening of January 17, 1961, and his successor John F. Kennedy?s inauguration on the afternoon of January 20 as the final mission of one of modern America?s greatest leaders.... more...

  • The Meanings of J. Robert Oppenheimerby Lindsey Michael Banco

    University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 22.50

    He called the first atomic bomb ?technically sweet,? yet as he watched its brilliant light explode over the New Mexico desert in 1945 in advance of the black horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, he also thought of the line from the Hindu epic The Bhagavad Gita : ?I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.? Physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientific... more...

  • Averting Disasterby William A. Barletta; Henning Wegener

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 52.00

    This is a book of testimonials from participants to the famous Erice International Seminars on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies. The Erice International Seminars with their multidisciplinary scientific audiences have addressed, since 1981, a long list of planetary problems and emergencies. This book describes one of the most exciting intellectual... more...