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Nuclear weapons and warfare

Adam Suddaby

Nuclear weapons and warfare

The nuclear arms race 11, prolification and disarmament

by Adam Suddaby

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Published by Longman in York .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL21432785M

The effects of nuclear weapons. Nuclear weapons are fundamentally different from conventional weapons because of the vast amounts of explosive energy they can release and the kinds of effects they produce, such as high temperatures and radiation. The prompt effects of a nuclear explosion and fallout are well known through data gathered from the attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan; from. He received two doctorates (Ph.D. and ), in chemistry at London University. Glasstone discovered the C-H O interaction in Perhaps his best-known book, co-authored with Philip J. Dolan, was The Effects of Nuclear Weapons, which came out in three editions between and (originally titled The Effects of Atomic Weapons).

  “Nuclear weapons seem to be in almost everybody’s bad book, but the fact is that they are a powerful force for peace. Deterrence is most likely to hold when the costs and risks of going to war are unambiguously stark. The more horrible the prospect of war, the less likely war is. Deterrence is also more robust when conquest is more : Gerald Brown.   The books interview: The American author tells Ed Pilkington about his six-year all-out immersion in the terrifying and surreal world of nuclear weapons for his .

Life and Times of the Atomic Bomb takes up the question of how the world found itself in the age of nuclear weapons – and how it has since tried to find a way out of I. Berger charts the story of nuclear weapons from their origins through the Atomic Age and the Cold War up through the present day, arguing that an understanding of the history of nuclear weapons is crucial to modern. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Nuclear Weapons and the American Churches: Ethical Positions on Modern Warfare by Donald L. Davidson A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.


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