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India's nuclear bomb : the impact on global proliferation

India's nuclear bomb : the impact on global proliferation

Author: George Perkovich
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2001, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats

In May 1998, India shocked the world - and many of its own citizens - by detonating five nuclear weapons in the Rajasthan desert. This title presents a comprehensive history of how the world's  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Perkovich
ISBN: 0520232100 9780520232105
OCLC Number: 319960083
Notes: "A Philip E. Lilienthal book."
Previous edition: 1999.
Description: 673 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Introduction ONE Developing the Technological Base for the Nuclear Option 1948-1963 TWO The First Compromise Shift toward a "Peaceful Nuclear Explosive" 1964 THREE The Search for Help Abroad and the Emergence of Nonproliferation DECEMBER 1964-AUGUST 1965 FOUR War and Leadership Transitions at Home AUGUST 1965-MAY 1966 FIVE The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and Secretly Renewed Work on a Nuclear Explosive 1966-1968 SIX Political Tumult and Inattention to the Nuclear Program 1969-1971 SEVEN India Explodes a "Peaceful" Nuclear Device 1971- 1974 EIGHT The Nuclear Program Stalls 1975-1980 NINE More Robust Nuclear Policy Is Considered 1980-1984 TEN Nuclear Capabilities Grow and Policy Ambivalence Remains NOVEMBER 1984-DECEMBER1987 ELEVEN The Nuclear Threat Grows Amid Political Uncertainty 1988-1990 TWELVE American Nonproliferation Initiatives Flounder 1991- 1994 THIRTEEN India Verges on Nuclear Tests 1995-MAY 1996 FOURTEEN India Rejects the CTBT JUNE 1996-DECEMBER 1997 FIFTEEN The Bombs That Roared 1998 Conclusion: Exploded illusions of the Nuclear Age Afterword: January 1999-January 2001 APPENDIX India's Nuclear Infrastructure NOTES INDEX
Responsibility: George Perkovich.


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