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Nuclear Warfare

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  • Doomsday Menby P. D. Smith

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 6.79

    This is the gripping, untold story of the doomsday bomb—the ultimate weapon of mass destruction. In 1950, Hungarian-born scientist Leo Szilard made a dramatic announcement on American radio: science was on the verge of creating a doomsday bomb. For the first time in history, mankind realized that he had within his grasp a truly God-like power, the... more...

  • A Global History of the Nuclear Arms Race: Weapons, Strategy, and Politics [2 volumes]by Richard Burns; Joseph Siracusa

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 131.00

    The first book of its kind to provide a global perspective of the arms race, this two-volume work connects episodes worldwide involving nuclear weapons in a comprehensive, narrative fashion. Beginning with a discussion of the scientific research of the 1930s and 1940s and the Hiroshima decision, the authors focus on five basic themes: political dimensions,... more...

  • The Wizards of Armageddonby Fred Kaplan; Martin J. Sherwin

    Stanford University Press 1991; US$ 30.95

    This is the untold story of the small group of men who have devised the plans and shaped the policies on how to use the Bomb. The book (first published in 1983) explores the secret world of these strategists of the nuclear age and brings to light a chapter in American political and military history never before revealed. more...

  • Understanding the imaginary warby Matthew Grant; Benjamin Ziemann

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 115.00

    Presents a comparative overview of the cultural imaginations of nuclear weapons and the anticipation of nuclear destruction. It considers representations of elements of the Cold War in popular culture and thought across Europe, Japan, USSR and the USA, providing a significant addition to Cold War historiography. more...

  • Nuclear Power and Politics of South Asiaby Rajkumar Singh

    Kalpaz Publications 2014; US$ 67.99

    In this age of globalisation the book, Nuclear Power and Politics of South Asia- New Disclosures, unfolds different stages of the growth of nuclear energy and its proliferation in the region South Asia with added emphasis on nuclear weapon development in India and Pakistan. In previous decades the region remained at the centre of world focus due to... more...

  • Parmanu Politicsby Dr. Sitakanta Mishra

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 64.99

    This study, focusing on the nuclear-politics interface, examines which political party should be given credit, and how much in shaping India's nuclear weapons policy. Taking into account the views of the Congress, BJP and CPI {M), the study concludes that there is no single mother of India's nuclear bomb. In the process, it approves the assumption... more...

  • The Challenge of Abolishing Nuclear Weaponsby David Krieger

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 48.51

    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...

  • Al borde de una guerra nuclear. La Crisis de los Misiles entre la URSS, EEUU y Scott S. F. Meaker; J. I. Fernández

    Babelcube Inc. 2016; US$ 4.00

    En los años 50, el gran temor se llamaba Guerra Nuclear. Para la Unión Soviética contar con un bastión comunista tan cerca de la frontera americana era un sueño hecho realidad. A principios de los 60, hubo grandes tensiones entre americanos y soviéticos. Además de la desastrosa pérdida de vidas y dignidad en la Bahía de Cochinos, sucedió algo más.... more...

  • On Thermonuclear Warby Herman Kahn; Evan Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 48.51

    On Thermonuclear War was controversial when originally published and remains so today. It is iconoclastic, crosses disciplinary boundaries, and finally it is calm and compellingly reasonable. The book was widely read on both sides of the Iron Curtain and the result was serious revision in both Western and Soviet strategy and doctrine. As a result,... more...

  • Eyewitness to World War IIby Stephen G. Hyslop; Winston Groom

    National Geographic Society 2018; US$ 30.00

    This elegant narrative edition of Neil Kagan's best-selling Eyewitness to World War II offers incredible first-person stories and amazing moments of heroism, providing new context and perspective on history's greatest conflict. The unforgettable story of World War II is told through the words of those who lived it--both on the battlefield... more...