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Toward nuclear abolition : a history of the world nuclear disarmament movement, 1971 to the present

Author: Lawrence S Wittner
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2003.
Series: Struggle against the bomb, v. 3.; Stanford nuclear age series.
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This is the opening volume in a comprehensive history of the global movement against nuclear weapons. Ranging from the prophetic warning of H.G. Wells in 1913 to the H-Bomb controversy of the 1950s,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Wittner, Lawrence S.
Toward nuclear abolition.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607386300
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence S Wittner
ISBN: 0804748616 9780804748612 0804748624 9780804748629 0804721416 9780804721417
OCLC Number: 53178000
Description: xiv, 657 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Largely forgotten, the arms race and the movement, 1971-76 --
The movement begins to revive, 1975-78 --
Signs of progress, public policy shifts, 1977-78 --
Escalating activism, 1979-80 --
Big defeats, small victories, 1979-80 --
The rise of the hawks, 1976-81 --
Revolt of the doves: the movement in Northern Europe, 1981-95 --
Revolt of the doves: the movement elsewhere in non-Communist Europe, 1981-85 --
Revolt of the doves: the movement in the United States and Canada, 1981-1985 --
Revolt of the doves: the movement in the Pacific, Asia, Africa, the Near and Far East, Latin America, and Eastern Europe, 1981-85 --
Revolt of the Doves: international dimensions, 1981-85 --
Governments confront the movement, 1981-85 --
Public policy wavers, 1981-85 --
U.S. policy: the hard line solftens, 1981-85 --
The movement continues, 1985-88 --
Breakthrough for nuclear disarmament, 1985-88 --
The movement tide recedes, 1989-91 --
Further victories, 1989-91 --
Waning strength, reviving arms race, 1993-2002 --
Conclusion: Reflections on the past and the future.
Series Title: Struggle against the bomb, v. 3.; Stanford nuclear age series.
Responsibility: Lawrence S. Wittner.

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"A perceptive account of the effort to control nuclear weapons in the years following World War II. It is the first of three volumes in an ambitious work that tells the story of the struggle to Read more...

 
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