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Nuclear Warfare

  • Nuclear New Mexicoby M. Jimmie Killingsworth; Jacqueline S. Palmer; James E. Frost

    Texas A&M University Press 2018; Not Available

    The mountains, valleys, forests, and sands of 1940s New Mexico served as a picturesque backdrop to the dawn of the Atomic Age, the land’s natural beauty coexisting with secretive, nuclear development. Today, nuclear tourists and nature tourists travel a shared path through the state as the history of the bomb is commemorated at official sites, often... more...

  • Nuclear Deterrenceby Lawrence Freedman

    Penguin Books Ltd 2018; US$ 11.27

    Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Nuclear Deterrence is an accessible and authoritative introduction to the deterrent tactics employed to prevent war, drawing on the unprecedented power of nuclear weapons. Written by celebrated historian and professor of War Studies Sir Lawrence Freedman, Nuclear Deterrence explores the history behind... more...

  • War's Endby Charles W. Sweeney; James A. Antonucci

    Skyhorse Publishing 2018; US$ 14.99

    An insider, s story of the missions that wrapped up WWII, from the only man who flew on both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombing runs. Now featuring an updated epilogue. more...

  • The Brinkby Marc Ambinder

    Simon & Schuster 2018; US$ 12.99

    The incredible story of the 1983 war game that triggered a tense, brittle period of nuclear brinkmanship between the United States and the former Soviet Union. What happened in 1983 to make the Soviet Union so afraid of a potential nuclear strike from the United States that they sent mobile ICBMs (intercontinental ballistic missiles) into the field,... more...

  • Three Days in Moscowby Bret Baier; Catherine Whitney

    HarperCollins 2018; US$ 21.77

    President Reagan's dramatic battle to win the Cold War is revealed as never before by the #1 bestselling author and award-winning anchor of the #1 rated Special Report with Bret Baier. "An instant classic, if not the finest book to date on Ronald Reagan.” — Jay Winik Moscow, 1988: 1,000 miles behind the Iron Curtain, Ronald Reagan stood for... 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...

  • Jimmy Carter in Africaby Nancy Mitchell

    Stanford University Press 2018; US$ 35.00

    In the mid-1970s, the Cold War had frozen into a nuclear stalemate in Europe and retreated from the headlines in Asia. As Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter fought for the presidency in late 1976, the superpower struggle overseas seemed to take a backseat to more contentious domestic issues of race relations and rising unemployment. There was one continent,... more...

  • Le projet Manhattanby Marie Fauré; Audrey Voos; 50Minutes.fr

    Primento Digital 2018; US$ 4.99

    Découvrez enfin tout ce qu'il faut savoir sur le projet Manhattan en moins d'une heure !  Alors que la menace nazie s'étend sur l'Europe, le projet Manhattan, programme ultra secret mis sur pied par le président des États-Unis Franklin D. Roosevelt à partir de l'été 1942, a pour mission de mettre au point la première bombe atomique de l'histoire,... more...

  • The New Menby C. P. Snow

    Pan Macmillan 2018; US$ 5.23

    The prize-winning sixth novel in C. P. Snow's magnificent Strangers and Brothers sequence. Set between 1939 and 1946, it follows the lives and loves of men caught up in developing the nuclear bomb. more...

  • Global Discontentsby Noam Chomsky; David Barsamian

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 12.68

    'If I were a voter in Britain, I would vote for [Jeremy Corbyn]' - Noam Chomsky, 2017 Global Discontents is an essential guide to geopolitics and how to fight back, from the world's leading public intellectual What kind of world are we leaving to our grandchildren? How are the discontents kindled today likely to blaze and explode tomorrow?... more...