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Nuclear Warfare

  • India's Doctrine Puzzleby Ali Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    The balance of power in South Asia is tenuous. Neighbouring states with nuclear arsenal pose a serious threat in times of conflict and the danger of escalation into a nuclear holocaust in South are ever-present. This book locates the change in India?s war doctrine at the turn of the century, following the Kargil War in 1999 between India and... more...

  • Nuclear Securityby George P. Shultz; Sidney D. Drell; Henry A. Kissinger; Sam Nunn

    Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 6.99

    Concern about the threat posed by nuclear weapons has preoccupied the United States and presidents of the United States since the beginning of the nuclear era. Nuclear Security draws from papers presented at the 2013 meeting of the American Nuclear Society examining worldwide efforts to control nuclear weapons and ensure the safety of the nuclear... more...

  • Maralingaby Frank Walker

    Hachette Australia 2014; US$ 28.87

    Who really paid the price for the British nuclear tests in the Australian outback? The must tell story behind Maralinga. more...

  • Maralingaby Frank Walker

    Hachette Australia 2014; Not Available

    The facts are shocking. The treachery is chilling. The fallout ongoing. more...

  • Analyzing Strategic Nuclear Policyby Charles L. Glaser

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 50.95

    With sweeping changes in the Soviet Union and East Europe having shaken core assumptions of U.S. defense policy, it is time to reassess basic questions of American nuclear strategy and force requirements. In a comprehensive analysis of these issues, Charles Glaser argues that even before the recent easing of tension with the Soviet Union, the United... more...

  • Strategy and Nuclear Deterrenceby Steven E. Miller

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00

    This book of selections from the distinguished journal International Security speaks to the most important question of our age: the deterrence of nuclear war. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist... more...

  • Anticipating a Nuclear Iranby Jacquelyn K. Davis; Robert L. Pfaltzgraff

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    This volume assumes the worst: a defensive, aggressive Iran already possesses a nuclear arsenal. How should the United States handle this threat, and can it deter the use of such weapons? Through three scenario models, this study explores the political, strategic, and operational challenges facing the United States in a post–Cold War world. The authors... more...

  • In the Shadow of the Bombby Silvan S. Schweber

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    In the Shadow of the Bomb narrates how two charismatic, exceptionally talented physicists--J. Robert Oppenheimer and Hans A. Bethe--came to terms with the nuclear weapons they helped to create. In 1945, the United States dropped the bomb, and physicists were forced to contemplate disquieting questions about their roles and responsibilities. When... more...

  • Cold War Christians and the Spectre of Nuclear Deterrence, 1945-1959by Jonathan Gorry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    Offering a new interpretation of early Cold War history, this book demonstrates how Christian agency played a pivotal role in the creating of space for the logic of nuclear deterrence and nuclear war, showing a balanced examination of Christians as enablers but, more provocatively, as resisters of nuclear prohibitions. more...

  • Churchill's Bombby Graham Farmelo

    Basic Books 2013; US$ 29.99

    Perhaps no scientific breakthrough has shaped the course of human history as much as the harnessing of the atom. Yet the twentieth century might have turned out entirely differently had this powerful technology stayed under the control of Great Britain, whose scientists spearheaded the Allies? nuclear arms program at the outset of World War II. As... more...