Churchill's Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race

Churchill's Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race

by Graham Farmelo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465021956
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 10/08/2013
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 845,793
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Graham Farmelo is a Bye-Fellow at Churchill College, University of Cambridge, and an adjunct professor of physics at Northeastern University. Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Costa Book Award for The Strangest Man, he lives in London.

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

1 Towards the Nuclear Age 13

2 World War II 107

3 Churchill as Leader of the Opposition 307

4 Churchill's Second Premiership 377

Epilogues 433

Acknowledgements 459

References 463

Notes 481

Index 533

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