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Nuclear Warfare

  • The Cold Warby Bridget Kendall

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 36.65

    The Cold War is one of the furthest-reaching and longest-lasting conflicts in modern history. It spanned the globe - from Greece to China, Hungary to Cuba - and lasted for almost half a century. It has shaped political relations to this day, drawing new physical and ideological boundaries between East and West. In this meticulously researched account,... more...

  • The Challenge of Abolishing Nuclear Weaponsby David Krieger

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    In the more than sixty years since the advent of nuclear weapons, there has been little meaningful progress toward nuclear disarmament. Some countries have nuclear weapons, while other states are forbidden to acquire them, a status quo that lacks rational basis and cannot be sustained. In this remarkable collection, scholars and policy analysts argue... more...

  • Disarming the Nuclear Argumentby Timmon Milne Wallis

    Luath Press Ltd 2017; US$ 9.99

    Nuclear weapons are too important to be left to politicians and generals. They need to be discussed in the pub, at the school gates and over the kitchen sink so that people are aware of the issues involved and have had the opportunity to think them through. TIMMON MILNE WALLIS How much do nuclear weapons actually cost? How safe are nuclear weapons,... more...

  • The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrentby Matthew Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Volume II of The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent provides an authoritative and in-depth examination of the British government’s strategic nuclear policy from 1964 to 1970. Written with full access to the UK documentary record, Volume II examines the controversies that developed over nuclear policy following the arrival in... more...

  • H-Bombs and Hula Girlsby Michael Johnston

    Unicorn Publishing Group 2017; US$ 14.99

    Published to coincide with the 60th anniversay of Britain’s first successful thermonuclear bomb testing in the Pacific, H-Bombs and Hula Girls tells the tale of ten young men brought together through National Service in the Royal Navy and taking part in Britain’s top secret tests near Christmas Island. They experience at extremely close quarters what... more...

  • Soviet Cold War Guided Missile Cruisersby Edward Hampshire; Paul Wright

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    Heavily armed and formidable, guided missile cruisers formed the core of the Soviet Navy during the Cold War. From the last class of conventional Sverdlov-class cruisers through to increasingly complex and formidable missile cruisers, these ships ensured that NATO took the Soviet naval threat seriously. Soviet Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers covers... more...

  • Three Days in Januaryby Bret Baier; Catherine Whitney

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 17.99

    The blockbuster #1 national bestseller Bret Baier, the Chief Political Anchor for Fox News Channel and the Anchor and Executive Editor of Special Report with Bret Baier , illuminates the extraordinary yet underappreciated presidency of Dwight Eisenhower by taking readers into Ike’s last days in power. “Magnificently rendered. … Destined to... more...

  • Iraqby Jeremy Greenstock

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    Tony Blair's decision to back George W. Bush in his attack on Iraq will go down as a defining moment for Britain. First as Ambassador to the UN, and then as Special Envoy for Iraq, the UK’s highest authority on the ground, Sir Jeremy Greenstock was centre stage in the tumultuous days leading up to the Iraq war and witnessed first-hand its tremendous... more...

  • The Nuclear Crisisby Christoph Becker-Schaum; Philipp Gassert; Martin Klimke; Wilfried Mausbach

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    In 1983, more than one million Germans joined together to protest NATO's deployment of nuclear missiles in Europe. International media overflowed with images of marches, rallies, and human chains as protesters blockaded depots and agitated for disarmament. Though they failed to halt the deployment, the episode was a decisive one for German society,... more...

  • Atomic Age Americaby Martin V. Melosi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 71.95

    Atomic Age America looks at the broad influence of atomic energy¿focusing particularly on nuclear weapons and nuclear power¿on the lives of Americans within a world context. The text examines the social, political, diplomatic, environmental, and technical impacts of atomic energy on the 20th and 21st centuries, with a look back to the origins of atomic... more...