Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam / Edition 2

Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam / Edition 2

by Gar Alperovitz, Alperovitz
     
 

ISBN-10: 074530947X

ISBN-13: 9780745309477

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Pluto Press

For students of politics, history and peace studies, this classic work is important reading for anyone interested in the history - and future - of peace and war.

Overview

For students of politics, history and peace studies, this classic work is important reading for anyone interested in the history - and future - of peace and war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745309477
Publisher:
Pluto Press
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Edition description:
2ND, EXPANDED
Pages:
402
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Author's Note
Acknowledgments
Introduction to the 1985 edition The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagaski
Preface

Chapter I The Strategy of an Immediate Showdown
Chapter II The Strategy of a Delayed Showdown
Chapter III The Decision to Postpone a Confrontation with Stalin
Chapter IV The Far East and Two Faces of the Strategy of Delay
Chapter V The Tactics of the Potsdam Conference (I)
Chapter VI The Tactics of the Potsdam Conference (II)
Chapter VII American Diplomacy Takes the Offensive
Chapter VIII Conclusions

Appendix I A Note on the Historical Debate Over Questions Concerning Truman's 1945 Strategy of Delay
Appendix II Excerpts from a 1946 U.S. Intelligence Report
Appendix III Stimson's Unsuccessful Attempt to Change the Strategy of Delay Before Leaving Office
Appendix IV "Atomic Warfare and the Christian Faith": A Report from the Federal Council of Churches, 1946
Appendix V Excerpts from "The Challenge of Peace": National Conference of Catholic Bishops' Pastoral Letter on War and Peace, 1983

Bibliography of Important Sources
Notes
Index

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