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Author Walker, John R., 1960-

Title Britain and disarmament : the UK and nuclear, biological and chemical weapons arms control and programmes, 1956-1975 / John R. Walker
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 305 pages)
Contents 1. Introduction : Britain and disarmament: weapons programmes and arms control: balancing conflicting requirements -- 2. The UK's offensive CW programmes : abandonment and aspirations 1956-1969 -- 3. 'Inappropriately hilarious' : the UK and incapacitating chemical agents -- 4. A tale of two riot control agents : UK attitudes to CS and the 1925 Geneva protocol and CR in warfare and law enforcement 1969-1975 -- 5. The biological and toxin weapons convention : origins of the UK proposal to separate BW from CW 1968 -- 6. The biological and toxin weapons convention negotiating history : March-September 1971: the key months -- 7. The UK and why 'research' was dropped from the draft biological and toxin weapons convention -- 8. The UK nuclear weapons programme, fissile material cut-off and safeguards 1956-1973 -- 9. UK nuclear weapons, the Atlantic Nuclear Force (ANF) and the NPT 1962-1968 -- 10. UK nuclear weapons and the Strategic Arms Limitations Talks 1969-1973 -- 11. Conclusions : Britain and nuclear, chemical and biological arms control and disarmament
Notes "First published 2012 by Ashgate Publishing"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Arms control -- Government policy -- Great Britain
Arms control -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Disarmament -- Government policy -- Great Britain
Disarmament -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Weapons of mass destruction -- Government policy -- Great Britain
Arms control -- Government policy.
Arms control.
Disarmament -- Government policy.
Disarmament.
Weapons of mass destruction -- Government policy.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315569981
9781317172390
9781315569987
9781317172383