Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy since 1945

Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy since 1945

by John Lewis Gaddis
     
 

This book is a path-breaking work that uses biographical techniques to test one of the most widely debated questions in international politics: Did the advent of the nuclear bomb prevent the Third World War? The book's authors argue almost unanimously that nuclear weapons did have a significant effect on the thinking of the leading statesmen of the nuclear age,

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This book is a path-breaking work that uses biographical techniques to test one of the most widely debated questions in international politics: Did the advent of the nuclear bomb prevent the Third World War? The book's authors argue almost unanimously that nuclear weapons did have a significant effect on the thinking of the leading statesmen of the nuclear age, but a dissenting epilogue from John Mueller challenges this thesis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198294689
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/27/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1660L (what's this?)

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