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Empire and the bomb [electronic resource] : how the U.S. uses nuclear weapons to dominate the world / Joseph Gerson.

By: Gerson, Joseph.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press published in association with American Friends Service Committee, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 348 p.).ISBN: 9781849643047 (electronic bk.); 1849643040 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Nuclear warfare | Nuclear disarmament | United States -- Military policy | HISTORY -- Military -- Nuclear Warfare | R�ustungspolitik | Weltpolitik | Kernwaffe | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Empire and the bomb.DDC classification: 355.02/17 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Deadly connections: empire and nuclear weapons -- First nuclear terrorism--Hiroshima and Nagasaki -- Postwar Asia--targeting Korea and China -- The Cuban missile crisis--prestige, credibility, and power -- Vietnam: failures of nuclear diplomacy -- The Middle East: monopolizing "The prize" -- Nukes and the new world order--what we say goes -- "Romance of ruthlessness"--seven minutes to midnight -- Abolition or annihilation.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-335) and index.

Deadly connections: empire and nuclear weapons -- First nuclear terrorism--Hiroshima and Nagasaki -- Postwar Asia--targeting Korea and China -- The Cuban missile crisis--prestige, credibility, and power -- Vietnam: failures of nuclear diplomacy -- The Middle East: monopolizing "The prize" -- Nukes and the new world order--what we say goes -- "Romance of ruthlessness"--seven minutes to midnight -- Abolition or annihilation.

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Empire and the bomb by Gerson, Joseph. ©2007
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