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Nuclear Warfare

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  • Nuclear Nonproliferationby Phillip Margulies

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 45.00

    History suggests that the existence of a weapon leads to its eventual use in war, as illustrated by the dropping of the atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. At the opening of the atomic age, scientists, political analysts, generals, and politicians were haunted by the idea that nuclear wars could not be won; both sides... more...

  • Nuclear Doctrines and Strategiesby M. Fitzpatrick; A. Nikitin; S. Oznobishchev

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 120.00

    Focuses on the overarching importance that nuclear strategies and doctrines continue to play in the modern world and in relations among the leading states. more...

  • Nuclear Weapons and Cooperative Security in the 21st Centuryby Stephen J. Cimbala

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book looks at the prospects for international cooperation over nuclear weapons proliferation in the 21st century. Nuclear weapons served as stabilizing forces during the Cold War, or the First Nuclear Age, on account of their capability for destruction, the fear that this created among politicians and publics, and the domination of the nuclear... more...

  • Thinking About Nuclear Weaponsby Michael Quinlan

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 59.99

    Written by a distinguished policy practitioner in the field of nuclear weapons this book reflects an exceptional depth of experience in shaping both national and NATO policy. It discusses the significance of the revolution brought about by nuclear weapons, and then considers the problems, costs, and risks which they entail. more...

  • Globalization and WMD Proliferationby James A. Russell; James J. Wirtz

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume explores the relationship between the accelerating process of globalization and the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, which is increasingly seen as the pre-eminent threat to international security. The proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction has traditionally been seen as a function of the 'security dilemma' in... more...

  • The A to Z of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfareby Benjamin C. Garrett; John Hart

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.00

    The A to Z of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare covers the development and use of nuclear, biological, and chemical (NBC) weapons as well as efforts to limit or control the use of these weapons through a chronology, a bibliography, an introductory essay, and dictionary entries. Over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries provide a unique selection... more...

  • Canadian Nuclear Weaponsby John Clearwater

    Dundurn 1998; US$ 8.99

    Brings together until-recently secret information about the nature of the nuclear arsenal in Canada, from 1963 to 1984. more...

  • The Seventh Decadeby Jonathan Schell

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 6.79

    From the bestselling author of The Fate of the Earth , a provocative look at the urgent threat posed by America's new nuclear policies When the cold war ended, many Americans believed the nuclear dilemma had ended with it. Instead, the bomb has moved to the dead center of foreign policy and even domestic scandal. From missing WMDs to the outing... more...

  • Nuclear Deterrence Theoryby Robert Powell

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 37.00

    Applying advances in game theory to the study of nuclear deterrence, Robert Powell examines the foundations of deterrence theory. more...

  • The Atomic Bazaarby William Langewiesche

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 11.05

    In his shocking and revelatory new work, the celebrated journalist William Langewiesche investigates the burgeoning global threat of nuclear weapons production. The Atomic Bazaar is the story of the inexorable drift of nuclear weapons technology from the hands of the rich into the hands of the poor. As more unstable and undeveloped nations find... more...