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British nuclear weapons and the test ban 1954-73 [electronic resource] : Britain, the United States, weapons policies and nuclear testing : tensions and contradictions / John R. Walker.

By: Walker, John R, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 390 p.).ISBN: 9781409411130 (ebook); 1409411133 (ebook).Subject(s): Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (1963) -- History | Nuclear weapons -- Government policy -- Great Britain -- History | Nuclear arms control -- Great Britain -- History | Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- Law and legislation -- History | Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States | United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain | HISTORY / Military / Nuclear WarfareGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: British nuclear weapons and the test ban 1954-73.DDC classification: 355.02/17094109045 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Early pressures: 1954-1957 -- 1958: a decisive year -- The testing moratorium and its constraints on UK weapons, 1958-1963 -- Diplomatic pressures and the testing moratorium, 1958-1961 -- Test ban treaty verification and the role of seismology : UK efforts, 1958-1965 -- The end of the testing moratorium 1961: UK responses -- The UK and the Partial Test Ban Treaty (PTBT): 1963 -- UK testing and future plans, 1963-1965 -- UK CTBT policy, 1965-1973 -- A static UK nuclear weapon development programme, 1966-1973.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Early pressures: 1954-1957 -- 1958: a decisive year -- The testing moratorium and its constraints on UK weapons, 1958-1963 -- Diplomatic pressures and the testing moratorium, 1958-1961 -- Test ban treaty verification and the role of seismology : UK efforts, 1958-1965 -- The end of the testing moratorium 1961: UK responses -- The UK and the Partial Test Ban Treaty (PTBT): 1963 -- UK testing and future plans, 1963-1965 -- UK CTBT policy, 1965-1973 -- A static UK nuclear weapon development programme, 1966-1973.

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