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  1. African Americans Against the Bomb
    Well before Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke out against nuclear weapons, African Americans were protesting the Bomb. Historians have generally ignored African Americans when studying the anti-nuclear movement, yet they... Learn More
    Published: 7th January 2015
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  2. Britain and the Bomb
    Drawing on primary sources from both sides of the Atlantic, Britain and the Bomb explores how economic, political, and strategic considerations have shaped British nuclear diplomacy. The book concentrates on Prime Minister Harold... Learn More
    Published: 8th January 2014
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  3. The Cuban Missile Crisis in American Memory
    This book exposes the misconceptions, half-truths, and outright lies that have shaped the still dominant but largely mythical version of what happened in the White House during those harrowing two weeks of secret Cuban missile... Learn More
    Published: 5th September 2012
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  4. Science and Conscience
    James Franck (1882–1964) was one of the twentieth century's most respected scientists, known both for his contributions to physics and for his moral courage. During the 1920s, Franck was a prominent figure in the German... Learn More
    Published: 10th August 2011
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  5. Confronting the Bomb
    Confronting the Bomb tells the dramatic, inspiring story of how citizen activism helped curb the nuclear arms race and prevent nuclear war. This abbreviated version of Lawrence Wittner's award-winning trilogy, The Struggle Against... Learn More
    Published: 12th May 2009
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  6. Apocalypse Management
    For eight years President Dwight Eisenhower claimed to pursue peace and national security. Yet his policies entrenched the United States in a seemingly permanent cold war, a spiraling nuclear arms race, and a deepening state... Learn More
    Published: 4th February 2008
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  7. Spying on the Nuclear Bear
    Drawing on oral testimony, previously unseen personal papers, and newly released archival information, this book provides a comprehensive account of British and American intelligence on the Soviet nuclear weapons program from... Learn More
    Published: 6th December 2007
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  8. The End of the Pacific War
    This book offers state-of-the-art reinterpretations of the reasons for Japan's decision to surrender: Which was the critical factor, the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, or the Soviet Union's entry into the war? Writing... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2007
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  9. Eisenhower, Science Advice, and the Nuclear Test-Ban Debate, 1945-1963
    Based on extensive research in government archives and private papers, this book analyzes the secret debate within the Eisenhower administration over the pursuit of a nuclear test-ban agreement. In contrast to much recent scholarship,... Learn More
    Published: 23rd October 2006
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  10. The Week the World Stood Still
    The Cuban missile crisis was the most dangerous confrontation of the Cold War and the most perilous moment in American history. In this dramatic narrative written especially for students and general readers, Sheldon M. Stern,... Learn More
    Published: 18th January 2005
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  11. A World Destroyed
    Continuously in demand since its first, prize-winning edition was published in 1975, this is the classic history of the development of the American atomic bomb, the decision to use it against Japan, and the origins of U.S. atomic... Learn More
    Published: 19th August 2003
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  12. Toward Nuclear Abolition
    Toward Nuclear Abolition presents the inspiring, dramatic story of how citizen activists helped curb the arms race and prevent nuclear war. Examining events from 1971 to the present, the author continues the account he began... Learn More
    Published: 6th August 2003
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  13. Averting ‘The Final Failure’
    The Cuban missile crisis was the most dangerous confrontation of the Cold War and the most perilous moment in human history. Sheldon M. Stern, longtime historian at the John F. Kennedy Library, here presents a comprehensive narrative... Learn More
    Published: 11th July 2003
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  14. Einstein and Soviet Ideology
    This book traces the historical trajectory of one of the most momentous confrontations in the intellectual life of the Soviet Union—the conflict between Einstein's theory of relativity and official Soviet ideology embodied... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2002
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  15. Another Such Victory
    This book is a provocative, forcefully argued, and thoroughly documented reassessment of President Truman’s profound influence on U.S. foreign policy and the Cold War. The author contends that throughout his presidency,... Learn More
    Published: 25th January 2002
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  16. Cardinal Choices
    This book is a history of the complex relations between scientific advisors, primarily physicists, and U.S. presidents in their role as decision makers about nuclear weapons and military strategy. The story, unsurprisingly, is... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2000
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