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

    * 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) Daniel Ellsberg

    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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  • Hiroshima by John Hersey
    Hiroshima (English, Paperback) John Hersey

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

    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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  • Wales and the Bomb by John Baylis
    Wales and the Bomb (English, Paperback) John Baylis

    This is the first book to describe and analyse the anti-war movement in Wales, and provides an insight into the two main strands of opposition to the war on religious and political grounds. This work details the breadth of anti-war activity and, for the first time, reveals and analyses the 900 conscientious objectors identified in Wales.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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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  • Equipping James Bond by Andre Millard
    Equipping James Bond (English, Hardback) Andre Millard

    Taking a wide-ranging look at factual (and fictional) technology, Millard views the James Bond universe as evidence for popular perceptions of technological development as both inevitably progressive and apocalyptically threatening.

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  • Five Days in August by Michael D. Gordin
    Five Days in August (English, Hardback) Michael D. Gordin

    Most Americans believe that the Second World War ended because the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan forced it to surrender. Presenting a different interpretation, this book also details how Americans generated a new story about the origins of the bomb after surrender: that the United States knew in advance that the bomb would end the war.

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  • Routledge Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation and Policy by Joseph F. Pilat
    Routledge Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation and Policy (English, Paperback) Joseph F. Pilat

    This new Handbook is a comprehensive examination of the rich and complex issues of nuclear proliferation in the early 21st century....

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

    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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  • Triple-Axis by Ariane Tabatabai
    Triple-Axis (English, Hardback) Ariane Tabatabai, Dina Esfandiary

    The most significant challenge to the post-Cold War international order is the growing power of ambitious states opposed to the West. Iran, Russia and China each view the global structure through the prism of historical experience. Rejecting the universality of Western liberal values, these states and their governments each consider the relative decline of Western economic hegemony as an...

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

    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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