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Author Gerson, Joseph.

Title Empire and the bomb : how the U.S. uses nuclear weapons to dominate the world / Joseph Gerson
Published London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press published in association with American Friends Service Committee, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 348 pages)
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-335) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nuclear disarmament.
Nuclear warfare.
United States -- Military policy.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007280345
ISBN 1849643040 (electronic bk.)
9781849643047 (electronic bk.)