Living with Peril: Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Nuclear Weapons

Living with Peril: Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Nuclear Weapons

by Andreas Wenger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847685152

ISBN-13: 9780847685158

Pub. Date: 07/02/1997

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Living with Peril explains in detail how the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations adapted to the reality of a Soviet nuclear force capable of destroying the United States and against which there was no effective defense. Wenger illuminates the development, implementation, and evolution of U.S. government policies designed to avoid war and to respond to the

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Living with Peril explains in detail how the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations adapted to the reality of a Soviet nuclear force capable of destroying the United States and against which there was no effective defense. Wenger illuminates the development, implementation, and evolution of U.S. government policies designed to avoid war and to respond to the vulnerability of nuclear destruction. Drawing from a wealth of sources, Wenger provides an insightful and original perspective on the origins of cold war nuclear diplomacy. This is crucial reading for students and scholars of international relations, peace and conflict studies, and diplomatic history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847685158
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/02/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.03(d)

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