Avoiding Armageddon : Canadian military strategy and nuclear weapons, 1950-63 (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Avoiding Armageddon : Canadian military strategy and nuclear weapons, 1950-63

Avoiding Armageddon : Canadian military strategy and nuclear weapons, 1950-63

Author: Andrew Richter
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2008], 2002.
Series: Studies in Canadian military history
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

An examination of Canadian military thinking on key issues of the nuclear age, such as deterrence, arms control, strategic stability, air defence, and the domestic acquisition of nuclear weapons.


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Genre/Form: History
Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Richter
OCLC Number: 757514745
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 3 octobre 2008).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: PrefaceIntroduction1 The Defence and Security Environment, 1945-92 Canada's Air Defence Debate3 Canadian Views on Nuclear Weapons and Related Issues of Strategy4 The Canadian Debate on the Acquisition of Nuclear Weapons5 Canadian Conceptual Understanding of Arms Control6 Links between Canadian Strategic Thinking and Defence Policy, 1950-63ConclusionNotesSelected BibliographyIndex
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history
Responsibility: Andrew Richter.


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Avoiding Armageddon is a well-researched study using recently released archival material that examines, in the defence and security context a very turbulent period in Canada's history. Richter's Read more...

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