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A history of U.S. nuclear testing and its influence on nuclear thought, 1945-1963

Author: David M Blades; Joseph M Siracusa
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As states continue to pursue nuclear weaponry, nuclear testing remains an important political issue in the twenty-first century. This survey examines how and why the U.S. conducted nuclear tests from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Blades; Joseph M Siracusa
ISBN: 9781442232006 1442232005
OCLC Number: 867013161
Description: xvi, 229 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Truman, 1945-1952 --
The normalization of nuclear testing --
Eisenhower, 1952-1958 --
The expansion and suspension of nuclear testing --
Kennedy, 1961-1963 --
The limitations of nuclear testing.
Responsibility: David M. Blades and Joseph M. Siracusa.

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[The authors] effectively show the differing purposes of and attitudes toward testing that prevailed during the administrations of Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and John F. Kennedy. . . Read more...

 
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