The world would have been a very different place if Churchill had changed his approach to the nuclear challenge. As Graham Farmelo makes clear, there were too many personal whims, reliance on dubious advice and the shoring up of what turned out to be a hollow reed, the US/British alliance. The story of the post-war period and the Cold War is a complex one – here it has been rendered understandable – a revelatory history of science and politics.
Like for Like Reading
The Secret State: Preparing for the Worst 1945-2010, Peter Hennessy
Most Secret: The Hidden History of Orford Ness, Paddy Heazell
|Biographies & Autobiographies