Britain and the Bomb : Nuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970 (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Britain and the Bomb : Nuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970

Author: David James Gill
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2014. ©2014
Series: Stanford nuclear age series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on primary sources from both sides of the Atlantic, Britain and the Bomb explores how economic, political, and strategic considerations have shaped British nuclear diplomacy. The book concentrates on Prime Minister Harold Wilson's first two terms of office, 1964-1970, which represent a critical period in international nuclear history. Wilson's commitment to the Non-Proliferation Treaty and his support for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gill, David James, 1982-
Britain and the bomb : nuclear diplomacy, 1964-1970.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, ©2014
xii, 304 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David James Gill
ISBN: 9780804788588 0804788588
OCLC Number: 874154863
Description: 1 online resource (321 pages)
Contents: A British bomb --
The ambiguities of opposition --
Constructing the Atlantic Nuclear Force --
The recurring death of nuclear sharing --
Cooperation as consultation --
Proliferation politics.
Series Title: Stanford nuclear age series.
Responsibility: David James Gill.

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The book explores how economic, political, and strategic considerations shaped British nuclear diplomacy during Prime Minister Harold Wilson's first two terms of office (1964-1970).  Read more...

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"Based on meticulous archival research in Britain and the United States, the book offers the first comprehensive account of nuclear decision-making under Wilson, in particular with regard to changes Read more...

 
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