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The fate of the earth : and, the abolition

Author: Jonathan Schell
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2000.
Series: Stanford nuclear age series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Counter Now combined in one volume, these two books helped focus national attention in the early 1980s on the movement for a nuclear freeze. The Fate of the Earth painted a chilling picture of the planet in the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust, while The Abolition offered a proposal for full-scale nuclear disarmament. With the recent tensions in India and Pakistan, and concerns about nuclear proliferation around the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Schell
ISBN: 0804737053 9780804737050 0804737029 9780804737029
OCLC Number: 44461569
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xl, 173 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. Nuclear Weapons and the Real Twentieth Century --
1. A republic of insects and grass --
2. The second death --
3. The choice --
Part II. The Abolition --
1. Defining the great predicament --
2. A deliberate policy --
Series Title: Stanford nuclear age series.
Responsibility: Jonathan Schell.
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