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The Resource A global history of the nuclear arms race : weapons, strategy and politics, Richard Dean Burns and Joseph M. Siracusa

A global history of the nuclear arms race : weapons, strategy and politics, Richard Dean Burns and Joseph M. Siracusa

Label
A global history of the nuclear arms race : weapons, strategy and politics
Title
A global history of the nuclear arms race
Title remainder
weapons, strategy and politics
Statement of responsibility
Richard Dean Burns and Joseph M. Siracusa
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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DLC
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Burns, Richard Dean
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
U264
LC item number
.B87 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Siracusa, Joseph M
Series statement
Praeger security international
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  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear arms control
  • Arms race
  • Arms race
  • Arms race
  • Nuclear arms control
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Atomare Rüstung
  • Kernwaffe
Label
A global history of the nuclear arms race : weapons, strategy and politics, Richard Dean Burns and Joseph M. Siracusa
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [571]-617) and index
Contents
V. 1. Vying for an A-bomb : World War II contestants -- The emergence of a bipolar nuclear world -- Seeking international control of nuclear weapons -- NSC 68 : ramping up the nuclear arms race -- Doctrines and strategies : from A-bomb to H-bomb -- Thermonuclear and ballistic missile revolutions -- Fending off nuclear weapons : bomber and missile defenses, 1945-1980s -- Feeding or controlling the nuclear arms race? : The 1950s -- Toward a flexible response : from "missile gap" to the Berlin crisis -- From crisis to renewed hope : Cuban missiles, the test ban, and China's bomb -- v. 2. Initial independent nuclear forces : Britain, France, and People's Republic of China -- Regional nuclear states : Israel, Iran, India, Pakistan, and North Korea -- Search for strategic stability : superpowers limit nuclear arms -- Reagan, Gorbachev, and nuclear arms : ending the cold war -- Post-cold war : superpowers' nuclear arms : limits and reductions -- Post-cold war : missiles and missile defenses : the global impact -- The nuclear nonproliferation regime -- Reflections
Control code
813415114
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
2 v. (xiii, 640 p.)
Isbn
9781440800948
Lccn
2012040599
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)813415114
Label
A global history of the nuclear arms race : weapons, strategy and politics, Richard Dean Burns and Joseph M. Siracusa
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [571]-617) and index
Contents
V. 1. Vying for an A-bomb : World War II contestants -- The emergence of a bipolar nuclear world -- Seeking international control of nuclear weapons -- NSC 68 : ramping up the nuclear arms race -- Doctrines and strategies : from A-bomb to H-bomb -- Thermonuclear and ballistic missile revolutions -- Fending off nuclear weapons : bomber and missile defenses, 1945-1980s -- Feeding or controlling the nuclear arms race? : The 1950s -- Toward a flexible response : from "missile gap" to the Berlin crisis -- From crisis to renewed hope : Cuban missiles, the test ban, and China's bomb -- v. 2. Initial independent nuclear forces : Britain, France, and People's Republic of China -- Regional nuclear states : Israel, Iran, India, Pakistan, and North Korea -- Search for strategic stability : superpowers limit nuclear arms -- Reagan, Gorbachev, and nuclear arms : ending the cold war -- Post-cold war : superpowers' nuclear arms : limits and reductions -- Post-cold war : missiles and missile defenses : the global impact -- The nuclear nonproliferation regime -- Reflections
Control code
813415114
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
2 v. (xiii, 640 p.)
Isbn
9781440800948
Lccn
2012040599
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)813415114

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