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The British way in cold warfare : intelligence, diplomacy and the bomb, 1945-1975

Author: Matthew Grant
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Readers are given a complete picture of the way Britain fought the Cold War, moving the focus away from the now familiar crises of Suez and Cuba and onto the themes that underpinned the British war strategy.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Grant
ISBN: 9781847252296 9781441179951 144117995X 184725229X
OCLC Number: 277203848
Description: x, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: British nuclear strategy during the Cold War / Kristan Stoddart --
Disarmament and non-proliferation / Stephen Twigge --
Civil defence and the nuclear deterrent, 1954-1968 : strategic imperative and political expendiency / Matthew Grant --
A coalition of 'compromise and barter' : Britain and West Germany in the Cold War, 1945-1975 / R. Gerald Hughes --
Transformation and tradition : Anglo-French nuclear cooperation and Britain's policy towards the European Community, 1960-1974 / Helen Parr --
Transatlantic nuclear cooperation : the British perspective, 1945-1991 / Melissa Pine --
The British way in intelligence / Michael S. Goodman --
British intelligence and threats to British national security after the Second World War / Calder Walton --
British intelligence, Soviet missile defence and the British nuclear deterrent, 1964-1970 / Catherine Haddon --
The British way of economic intelligence during the Cold War / Pete Davies.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Grant.
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