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Nuclear weapons books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Nuclear weapons category. Presented with a red border are the Nuclear weapons books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Jane's Weapons: Ammunition by Anthony Williams Jane's Weapons: Ammunition

IHS Jane's Weapons: Ammunition provides extensive reference data on ammunition in service with armies, navies, air forces and paramilitary organizations around the world. IHS Jane's Weapons: Ammunition provides detailed information on armed forces and paramilitary ammunition, delivering key market intelligence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Pakistan's Nuclear Bomb A Story of Defiance, Deterrence, and Deviance by Hassan Abbas Pakistan's Nuclear Bomb A Story of Defiance, Deterrence, and Deviance

An important book on a sensitive subject: the opacity of Pakistan's nuclear weapons programme.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

Nuclear Proliferation In Developing Countries by Jae Kyu Park Nuclear Proliferation In Developing Countries


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/12/2017

Sleepwalking To Armageddon The Threat of Nuclear Annihilation by Helen Caldicott Sleepwalking To Armageddon The Threat of Nuclear Annihilation


Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Armageddon and Paranoia The Nuclear Confrontation by Sir Rodric Braithwaite Armageddon and Paranoia The Nuclear Confrontation

In 1945, the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and warfare was never the same again. Armageddon and Paranoia relates how the power of the atom was harnessed to produce weapons capable of destroying human civilisation and considers what this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Nuclear Weapons Manual 1945 Onwards (Strategic and Tactical Delivery Systems) by David Baker Nuclear Weapons Manual 1945 Onwards (Strategic and Tactical Delivery Systems)

Incorporating a balance of cutaway diagrams, hardware and test equipment images, facilities and delivery systems, and tracing their evolution over the past 70 years, prepare for an apolitical description of nuclear weapons, how they are designed, how they work and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Disarming the Nuclear Argument The Truth About Nuclear Weapons by Timmon Milne Wallis Disarming the Nuclear Argument The Truth About Nuclear Weapons

The nine nuclear weapon states are extending their commitments to nuclear `deterrence' well into the second half of this century, despite treaty obligations and an `unequivocal undertaking' to disarm.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

China's Assertive Nuclear Posture State Security in an Anarchic International Order by Zhang Baohui China's Assertive Nuclear Posture State Security in an Anarchic International Order

China's nuclear capability is crucial for the balance of power in East Asia and the world. As this book reveals, there have been important changes recently in China's nuclear posture: the movement from a minimum deterrence posture toward a medium...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

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The Second Nuclear Age by Colin S. Gray The Second Nuclear Age

Taking issue with the complacent belief that a happy mixture of deterrence, arms control, and luck will enable humanity to cope adequately with weapons of mass destruction (WMD), the author of this study argues that the risk posed by WMD...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Strategy and Nuclear Deterrence by Steven E. Miller Strategy and Nuclear Deterrence

This book of selections from the distinguished journal International Security speaks to the most important question of our age: the deterrence of nuclear war. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Escalation and Nuclear Option by Bernard Brodie Escalation and Nuclear Option

This work stresses the importance, in making any choice of strategies-including the decision to use or refrain from using nuclear weapons-of gauging the intent behind the opponent's military moves. Dr. Brodie also suggests that the use or threat of use...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Nuclear Terror The Bomb and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Wrong Hands by Al J. Venter Nuclear Terror The Bomb and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Wrong Hands

Al Venter is a recognised expert in recent military history, particularly on nuclear weapons. In Nuclear Terror, he assesses the developments over the past 10 years of different countries in their attempts to build a nuclear programme.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2018

Other books in this genre

The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent Volume I: From the V-Bomber Era to the Arrival of Polaris, 1945-1964 by Matthew Jones The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent Volume I: From the V-Bomber Era to the Arrival of Polaris, 1945-1964

Volume I of The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent provides an authoritative and in-depth examination of the British government's strategic nuclear policy from 1945 to 1964. Written with full access to the UK documentary record, this volume...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2017

More on War by Martin van Creveld More on War

A modern, comprehensive, easy to read and understand theory of war for the 21st century - from guerrilla war to nuclear war, war underwater to war in (cyber) space
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017

Nuclear Tsunami The Japanese Government and America's Role in the Fukushima Disaster by Richard Krooth, Morris Edelson, Hiroshi Fukurai Nuclear Tsunami The Japanese Government and America's Role in the Fukushima Disaster
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This book shows how the bankruptcy of the central state of Japan has led to increased burdens on the population in the post-nuclear tsunami era, and the ensuing dangerous ionization of the population now reaching into the future.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/11/2016

Bipolarity and the Future of the Security Order in East Asia by William Tow Bipolarity and the Future of the Security Order in East Asia

ASEAN is in danger of becoming marginalized as East Asian security becomes increasingly shaped by such volatile flashpoints as a nuclear North Korea and a South China Sea increasingly dominated by quarrels over sovereignty and maritime security. Accordingly, the notion...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2016

Iran and the Nuclear Question History and Evolutionary Trajectory by Mohammad (Louisiana State University) Homayounvash Iran and the Nuclear Question History and Evolutionary Trajectory

Spanning over a period of more than five decades since its inception, Iran's nuclear programme is the most protracted civilian nuclear program in the world and one of the most politicized projects in Iran's history. 'Iran and the Nuclear Question'...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2016

The Bomb Nuclear Weapons in their Historical, Strategic and Ethical Context by D. B. G. Heuser The Bomb Nuclear Weapons in their Historical, Strategic and Ethical Context

This tightly argued and profoundly thought provoking book tackles a huge subject: the coming of the nuclear age with bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, and the ways in which it has changed our lives since. Dr Heuser...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2016

How Nuclear Weapons Spread Nuclear-Weapon Proliferation in the 1990s by Dr. Frank Barnaby How Nuclear Weapons Spread Nuclear-Weapon Proliferation in the 1990s

In How Nuclear Weapons Spread, Frank Barnaby examines the far-reaching effects - both beneficial and detrimental - of nuclear weapons. He looks in detail at the nuclear programmes of Third World countries, including India, Israel and Pakistan which have or...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/07/2016

Chinese Nuclear Proliferation How Global Politics Is Transforming China's Weapons Buildup and Modernization by Susan Turner Haynes Chinese Nuclear Proliferation How Global Politics Is Transforming China's Weapons Buildup and Modernization

Susan Turner Haynes analyzes China's nuclear buildup and its diversification of increasingly mobile, precise, and sophisticated weapons, presenting technical concepts with minimal jargon and in a straightforward style.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2016

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