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Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy since 1945
     

Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy since 1945

by John Lewis Gaddis, Jonathan Rosenberg (Editor), Ernest May (Editor)
 

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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,

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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?)

Meet the Author

PROFESSOR JOHN GADDIS is Professor of History at Yale

DR PHILIP GORDON is Director for European Affairs, National Security Council, Washington

PROFESSOR ERNEST MAY is Professor of History at Harvard

PROFESSOR JONATHAN ROSENBERG is Assistant Professor of History at Florida Atlantic University

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