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The balance of terror : nuclear weapons and the illusion of security, 1945-1985

Author: Edgar M Bottome
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bottome, Edgar M.
Balance of terror.
Boston : Beacon Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)561439986
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar M Bottome
ISBN: 0807005193 9780807005194 0807005207 9780807005200
OCLC Number: 12805014
Description: xxii, 291 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Early years of the arms race (1945-1952) --The Eisenhower years : massive retaliation and collective security (1953-1957) --
The missile gap : a study in myth creation (1957-1961) --
The Kennedy administration : flexible response and second-strike counterforce (1961-1963) --
Johnson-Nixon : logic fulfilled (1963-1970) --
The 1970s : turbulence in American foreign policy --
Ronald Reagan : myth and reality in the nuclear age --
Epilogue --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Edgar Bottome.

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