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Learning to love the bomb [electronic resource] : Canada's nuclear weapons during the Cold War / Sean M. Maloney.

By: Maloney, Sean M, 1967-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, c2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 471 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill.ISBN: 9781612342474 (electronic bk.); 1612342477 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Nuclear weapons -- Canada | Canada -- Military policy | Cold War | Kernwaffe | Milit�arpolitik | Kanada | HISTORY / Military / Nuclear Warfare | Geschichte 1951-1964Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Learning to love the bomb.DDC classification: 355.02/17097109045 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Canada and the Cold War to 1951 -- Fear is not an option: a new strategy, 1952-1955 -- The goalie's big stick: Canadian strategy and the new look, 1955-1957 -- Information is power: Canada and nuclear weapons testing -- There was only one catch: Diefenbaker takes control, 1956-1957 -- Is power nothing without control? continental defence problems and domestic politics, 1957-1959 -- Engines for Armageddon: Canadian nuclear forces and NATO, 1957-1960 -- Enter Thor's gauntlet, wielding a wrench: Canadian problems with the USAF Strategic Air Command, 1958-1960 -- Canada's nuclear crisis, part I: a year of transition, 1960 -- Canada's nuclear crisis, part II: frustrating incrementalism, 1961 -- Dodging the nuclear bullet: Canada and the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962-1963 -- Close to the apex: the Pearson government, nuclear weapons, and national security policy, 1963-1964 -- Delivering the bomb: Canada goes nuclear --
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-458) and index.

Canada and the Cold War to 1951 -- Fear is not an option: a new strategy, 1952-1955 -- The goalie's big stick: Canadian strategy and the new look, 1955-1957 -- Information is power: Canada and nuclear weapons testing -- There was only one catch: Diefenbaker takes control, 1956-1957 -- Is power nothing without control? continental defence problems and domestic politics, 1957-1959 -- Engines for Armageddon: Canadian nuclear forces and NATO, 1957-1960 -- Enter Thor's gauntlet, wielding a wrench: Canadian problems with the USAF Strategic Air Command, 1958-1960 -- Canada's nuclear crisis, part I: a year of transition, 1960 -- Canada's nuclear crisis, part II: frustrating incrementalism, 1961 -- Dodging the nuclear bullet: Canada and the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962-1963 -- Close to the apex: the Pearson government, nuclear weapons, and national security policy, 1963-1964 -- Delivering the bomb: Canada goes nuclear -- Conclusion.

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Learning to love the bomb by Maloney, Sean M., ©2007
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