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Blundering into disaster : surviving the first century of the nuclear age

Author: Robert S McNamara
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1986.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009.
Blundering into disaster.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1986
(OCoLC)570672771
Online version:
McNamara, Robert S., 1916-2009.
Blundering into disaster.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1986
(OCoLC)608554040
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert S McNamara
ISBN: 0394558502 9780394558509 0394749871 9780394749877
OCLC Number: 14068107
Notes: "Expansion of the Sanford Lectures delivered ... at Duke University in October 1986"--Verso title page.
Description: x, 212 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The risk of war --
The first half century of the nuclear age : evolution of U.S. and Soviet nuclear forces and strategy, 1940-1990 --
Nuclear myths : misconceptions that endanger our security --
The next half century : alternative ways of reducing the risk of nuclear war, 1990-2040 --
Geneva : a step toward our long-term goal --
Turning away from nuclear disaster --
Appendix I : U.S. and Soviet strategic warheads --
Appendix II : the technology race --
Appendix III : U.S. and Soviet nuclear arsenals in 1985 --
Appendix IV : growth of U.S. and Soviet strategic nuclear missile and bomber forces, 1945-1990 --
Appendix V : the star wars defense system: a technical note --
glossary.
Responsibility: Robert McNamara.

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