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Author Newhouse, John, 1929-2016
Title War and peace in the nuclear age / John Newhouse
Imprint New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1989, 1988
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  355.0217 N458 1989    AVAILABLE    30500100475238
Edition 1st ed
Descript xii, 486 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note To accompany the PBS series War and peace in the nuclear age
Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-461) and index
The rivals -- Falls the shadow -- The end of illusion -- The enigmatic presidency -- Mad momentum -- Black Saturday -- On the cusp -- The back channel -- The right resurgent -- The real world -- The inconstant presidency -- The abolitionist -- Opportunity lost
"This book covers a lot of ground -- from the stirrings of the 'new physics' early in the century to events of June 1988, notably the last meeting between Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, and Mr. Gorbachev's special conference of the Soviet Communist party some days later. In between came crises, confrontations, negotiations and even a few arguments, I have tried to relate much of that and to describe the historic effect of nuclear weapons on relations between adversaries, as well as the singular effects of these weapons on relations between allies"--Page xi
Subject War and peace in the nuclear age (Television program)
Nuclear warfare
Nuclear weapons
World politics -- 1945-1989
World politics -- 1933-1945
Nuclear warfare
Vari Title War and peace in the nuclear age (Television program)
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