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Nuclear arms

Nuclear arms

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Published by Greenhaven Press, Inc. in St. Paul, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear disarmament.,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Disarmament.,
  • Arms control.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid L. Bender, publisher ; Bruno Leone, executive editor ... [et al.]
    SeriesOpposing viewpoints sources
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. (loose-leaf) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14494513M
    ISBN 100899085016
    OCLC/WorldCa10318271

    Nuclear weapon, device designed to release energy in an explosive manner as a result of nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, or a combination of the two. Fission weapons are commonly referred to as atomic bombs, and fusion weapons are referred to as thermonuclear bombs or, more commonly, hydrogen bombs. 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).

    Traces the development of nuclear weapons, describes the energy and blast effects produced by an atom bomb, and discusses civil defense, nuclear strategies, and the economic impact of the arms race From inside the book. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Vol. 1." Updated by supplements. Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 29 cm. Series Title.

    His book, The Case for U.S. Nuclear Weapons in the 21st Century, covers the nuts and bolts of the nuclear issue. It provides an important contribution to understanding how government policy and programs actually have been constructed. Roberts largely telegraphs his conclusions in the introduction to his book. He asserts that the United States.   'Sinister yet pathetic': how the UK was primed for nuclear war The impact of an atomic strike, from Today’s Civil Defence (early s.) Photograph: Four Corners BooksAuthor: Sian Cain.


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