Summary: A comprehensive survey of the nuclear arms race from a technological point of view, which will appeal to the scientist and non-scientist alike. Provides information for the layman on this current topic and is designed for undergraduate courses in political science, history, international studies, as well as physics courses on the subject. Explores the motivation behind the development of various nuclear arms technologies and their deployment and examines the effects
these technologies have on military, political and social strategies. Discusses the nature of deterrence and alternatives to it, arms control, and more.
Summary: A comprehensive survey of the nuclear arms race from a technological point of view, which will appeal to the scientist and non-scientist alike. Provides information for the layman on this current topic and is designed for undergraduate courses in political science, history, international studies, as well as physics courses on the subject. Explores the motivation behind the development of various nuclear arms technologies and their deployment and examines the effects these technologies have on military, political and social strategies. Discusses the nature of deterrence and alternatives to it, arms control, and more. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:84 Cover: Paperback Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published: 09/24/1984 International: No
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PARTIAL TABLE OF CONTENTS: NUCLEAR ARMS.
Nonnuclear Strategic War. The Fission Bomb. The Fusion Bomb. Massive Retaliation.
New York, NY 1984 Trade paperback Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 432 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white.
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New York 1984 Softcover 414 pages. Softcover. Good condition. Underlining on pages SCIENCE. A review of the relationship between science, technology and the nuclear arms race. It presents enough tec...show morehnical material to make the issues understandable and places the technologies in their historical and political context. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Science, Technology, Nuclear Arms, Atomic Weapons, Atomic Warfare, Dietrich Schroeer, Strategic Forces, Ballistic Missile Defenses, Disarmament, Assured Destruction, Cruise Missile, ICBM, MIRV, SALT Talks ). ...show less
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