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March to Armageddon : the United States and the nuclear arms race, 1939 to the present

Author: Ronald E Powaski
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book traces the evolution of the nuclear arms race from its origin in Roosevelt's decision to develop an atomic bomb to Reagan's decision to continue its expansion in the 1980s.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Powaski, Ronald E.
March to Armageddon.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
(DLC) 86028435
(OCoLC)14691888
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald E Powaski
ISBN: 9780198020950 0198020953 1280523328 9781280523328 9780195044119 0195044118
OCLC Number: 608132392
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (300 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Roosevelt and the Manhattan Project, 1939-1945; 2. Truman, Hiroshima, and Nagasaki, 1945; 3. Truman and International Control of the Atom, 1945-1947; 4. Truman, the Cold War, and the Hydrogen Bomb, 1947-1952; 5. Eisenhower and Massive Retaliation, 1953-1961; 6. Eisenhower and Nuclear Arms Control, 1953-1961; 7. Kennedy, Nuclear Weapons, and the Limited Test Ban Treaty, 1961-1963; 8. Johnson, Nuclear Weapons, and the Pursuit of SALT, 1963-1969; 9. Nixon and SALT I, 1969-1972; 10. Nixon, Ford, and the Decline of Détente, 1972-1977; 11. Carter and SALT II, 1977-1981. 12. Reagan and the ""Rearmament"" of America, 1981-198313. Reagan and Nuclear Arms Talks, 1981 to the Present; Conclusion; Glossary of Acronyms and Technical Terms; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Notes; Suggested Readings; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Responsibility: Ronald E. Powaski.
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