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  • The Making Of The Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes
    The Making Of The Atomic Bomb (English, Paperback)

    With a new introduction from the author, this is the 25th anniversary edition of the Pulitzer prize-winning story of how the atomic bomb came to be.

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  • Protect and Survive by Imperial War Museums
    Protect and Survive (English, Hardback)

    * Quirky facsimile first published in 1980 * Advises the public on what to do in the event of a nuclear attack * Essential information includes: - Planning your survival kit - What to do on hearing an attack warning - What to do after the attack - How to deal with casualties and deaths

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  • The Doomsday Machine by Daniel Ellsberg
    The Doomsday Machine (English, Paperback)

    From the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, the first insider expose of the terrifying dangers of America's hidden, seventy-year-long nuclear policy....

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  • Command and Control by Eric Schlosser
    Command and Control (English, Paperback)

    Interweaves the minute-by-minute story of an accident at a missile silo in rural Arkansas, where a single crew struggled to prevent the explosion of the most powerful nuclear warhead ever built by the United States, with a historical narrative that spans more than fifty years.

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  • Hiroshima by John Hersey
    Hiroshima (English, Paperback)

    When the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in August 1945, killing 100,000 men, women and children, a new era in human history opened. This book presents an account of six men and women who struggled to cope with catastrophe and with often crippling disease.

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  • Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunkers by Nick McCamley
    Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunkers (English, Paperback)

    * A fasinating expose' of previously highly classified subject matter. * The extent, cost and secrecy of these vital installations will amaze the reader. * Likely to attract media attention.

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  • Nuclear Deterrence by Sir Lawrence Freedman
    Nuclear Deterrence (English, Hardback)

    ** THE PERFECT STOCKING FILLER FOR THE HISTORY LOVER IN YOUR LIFE **...

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  • Saudi Arabia and Iran by Simon Mabon
    Saudi Arabia and Iran (English, Paperback)

    In the wake of the 1979 Iranian revolution, relations between states in the Middle East were reconfigured and reassessed overnight. Amongst the most-affected was the relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia. The existence of a new regime in Tehran led to increasingly vitriolic confrontations between these two states, often manifesting themselves in the conflicts across the region, such as those...

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  • The Politics of Nuclear Weapons by Andrew Futter
    The Politics of Nuclear Weapons (English, Paperback)

    Looking at both political and strategic aspects of nuclear weaponry, this exciting new textbook outlines how thinking about nuclear weapons has developed, considers how nuclear threats can continue to be managed in the future, and is accompanied by a companion website which makes it easy for students to find reliable, authoritative further resources.

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  • The Doomsday Machine by Daniel Ellsberg
    The Doomsday Machine (English, Hardback)

    Shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non-Fiction...

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  • Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy by Todd S. Sechser
    Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy (English, Paperback)

    Can nuclear weapons be used to blackmail other countries? The prevailing wisdom is that nuclear weapons are useful for coercion in world politics, but this book shows that this view is misguided. Nuclear weapons are useful mainly for deterrence and self-defense, not for coercion.

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  • Talking to North Korea by Glyn Ford
    Talking to North Korea (English, Paperback)

    There are many roads to war, but only one path to peace in North Korea

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  • Safe: How to stay safe in a dangerous world by Chris Ryan
    Safe: How to stay safe in a dangerous world (English, Hardback)

    How to keep you and yours safe from the perils of the modern world

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  • Israel and the Bomb by Avner Cohen
    Israel and the Bomb (English, Paperback)

    This interpretive political history that draws on thousands of American and Israeli government documents-most of them recently declassified and never before cited-and more than one hundred interviews with key individuals who played important roles in this story.

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  • Strategic Nuclear Weapons Operations Manual by David Baker
    Strategic Nuclear Weapons Operations Manual (English, Hardback)

    Incorporating a balance of cutaway diagrams, hardware and test equipment images, facilities and delivery systems, and tracing their evolution over the past 70 years, prepare for an apolitical description of nuclear weapons, how they are designed, how they work and how they are assigned to different targets in the event of conflict.

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  • India and Nuclear Asia by Yogesh Joshi
    India and Nuclear Asia (English, Paperback)

    India and Nuclear Asia will fill a gap in the outside world's knowledge by focusing on the post-1998 evolution of Indian nuclear thought, its arsenal, its rivalry with Pakistan and China, and New Delhi's nonproliferation policy, and by showing how India's nuclear trajectory has evolved in response to domestic, regional, and global drivers.

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  • Nuclear North Korea by Victor Cha
    Nuclear North Korea (English, Paperback)

    Nuclear North Korea was first published in 2003 amid the outbreak of a lasting crisis over the North Korean nuclear program. With a new chapter on the way forward for the international community in light of continued nuclear tensions, this book is of lasting relevance to understanding the state of affairs on the Korean peninsula.

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  • Going MAD by Paul H. Johnstone
    Going MAD (English, Paperback)

    This deathbed memoir by Dr. Paul H. Johnstone, former senior analyst in the Strategic Weapons Evaluation Group (WSEG) in the Pentagon and a co-author of The Pentagon Papers, provides an authoritative analysis of the implications of nuclear war that remain insurmountable today.

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  • The Cold War by Bridget Kendall
    The Cold War (English, Paperback)

    From pilots making food drops during the Berlin Blockade and Japanese fishermen affected by H-bomb testing to families fleeing the Korean War and children whose parents were victims of McCarthy's Red Scare, The Cold War covers the full geographical and historical reach of the conflict.

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  • Building The H Bomb: A Personal History by Kenneth W. Ford
    Building The H Bomb: A Personal History (English, Paperback)

    In this engaging scientific memoir, Kenneth Ford recounts the time when, in his mid-twenties, he was a member of the team that designed and built the first hydrogen bomb.

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