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Nuclear Warfare

  • 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$ 5.24

    Winner of 1954 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction. As the Second World War draws to a close, Lewis Eliot becomes entangled in the ethics and practicalities of nuclear warfare, in the sixth novel of C. P. Snow’s Strangers and Brothers sequence. His scientist brother, Martin, and brilliant Cambridge fellow, Walter Luke, are researching... 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...

  • When Proliferation Causes Peaceby Michael D. Cohen

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Does state acquisition of nuclear weapons lead to stability and peace or instability and crises? This is one of the great debates in international relations scholarship. Michael D. Cohen argues that nuclear weapons acquisition often does dangerously embolden the acquiring state to undertake coercion and aggression, but that this behavior moderates... more...

  • Safe: How to stay safe in a dangerous worldby Chris Ryan

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 24.99

    In today's increasingly hostile climate people are anxious about how to keep themselves safe. Chris Ryan served in the SAS for seven years and in several war zones throughout the world. During this time he was the Regiment's top striker and in 1991 during the infamous Bravo Two Zero mission behind Iraqi lines he was the only member of the team to... more...

  • The Double Gameby James Cameron

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 72.99

    Drawing on declassified records of presidential conversations, this book shows how presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon engaged in a double game, hiding their true beliefs behind a façade of strategic language while secretly grappling with the complex realities of the nuclear age. more...