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Nuclear arms race

Presbyterian Church in Ireland. General Assembly. Committee on National and International Problems.

Nuclear arms race

a report to the to the General Assembly, June, 1982.

by Presbyterian Church in Ireland. General Assembly. Committee on National and International Problems.

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Published by Presbyterian Church in Ireland in Belfast .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination12p. ;
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL21461092M

  This new edition of a very current interdisciplinary book covers both technical material and social issues, to give readers of all backgrounds a sense of the overall implications of the arms race. Weapons are the primary focus of the book, with the history of their development and nuclear politics included in the introductory chapters.   BOOK REVIEW ‘The Bomb’ is a deeply researched dig into the nuclear arms race -- and a cautionary tale. By David M. Shribman Globe Correspondent, Updated Janu , p.m.

  Washington D.C., Septem – The unilateral nuclear withdrawals announced by President George H.W. Bush 25 years ago this week drew an eager response from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev to produce what experts call “the most spontaneous and dramatic reversal” ever of the nuclear arms race, according to newly declassified documents from Soviet and U.S. files posted. During the Cold War the United States and the Soviet Union became engaged in a nuclear arms race. They both spent billions and billions of dollars trying to build up huge stockpiles of nuclear weapons. Near the end of the Cold War the Soviet Union was spending .

The book's main focus is the meetings between Ronald Reagan and Mikhael Gorbachev and the ending of the nuclear arms race. The book opens with a harrowing account of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the Ukraine and later suggests that this disaster influenced Gorbachev's determination to /5.   The Growing Dangers of the New Nuclear-Arms Race. The Trump Administration’s push for more nuclear weapons is part of a perilous global drive .


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Nuclear arms race by Presbyterian Church in Ireland. General Assembly. Committee on National and International Problems. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a riveting account of the nuclear arms race and the Cold War. In the Reagan-Gorbachev era, the United States and the Soviet Union came within minutes of nuclear war, until Gorbachev boldly launched a campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons, setting the stage for the Reykjavik summit and the incredible events that by: Return to Armageddon: The United States and the Nuclear Arms Race, By Ronald E.

Powaski Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview Peru and Chile Deny Arms Race as Both Build Up Armed Forces NotiSur - South American Political and Economic Affairs, March 5, Written by two preeminent authors in the field, this book provides an accessible global narrative of the nuclear arms race since that focuses on the roles of Cited by: 5.

The nuclear arms race was central to the Cold War. Many feared where the Cold War was going with the belief that the more nuclear weapons you had, the more powerful you were. Both America and Russia massively built up their stockpiles of nuclear weapons.

The world greatly changed Nuclear arms race book USA exploded the H-bomb in. An arms race, such as the U.S.-Soviet Cold War nuclear arms race, occurs when countries increase their military forces to gain superiority over one another.

continue to reduce their strategic nuclear deploy-ments, the next arms race will be run by a much larger number of contestants—with highly destructive stra-tegic capabilities far more closely matched and capable of being quickly enlarged than in any other previous period in Size: 8MB.

Everyone knew an arms race between the USA and the USSR was in the making. The Americans responded with the first ever hydrogen bomb, which was times more destructive than a nuclear bomb and tested it on the Pacific Island of Eniwetok.

This one's a doozy. Don't say we didn't warn you. Let's just set it all out right at the beginning: The Butter Battle Book is a pretty clear allegory for the Cold War arms race. But what's great about allegories is that they're flexible and fuzzy.

This new edition of a very current interdisciplinary book covers both technical material and social issues, to give readers of all backgrounds a sense of the overall implications of the arms race. Weapons are the primary focus of the book, with the history of their development and nuclear politics included in the introductory chapters.

There is a thorough discussion of global nuclear exchange. In JanuaryDr. Seuss, one of the most popular authors of children’s books ever, who sold hundreds of millions of copies of his books, published The Butter Battle was a totally unexpected book from a children’s author―an overt political satire and protest against the nuclear arms race.

Seuss considered it his best book, but one that ends pessimistically unlike most of. Get this from a library. The nuclear arms race. [William Gay; Michael Pearson] -- Provides an overview of the major issues and literature on the nuclear arms race. Includes an. It was this kind of tension that sparked a nuclear arms race, a frantic era in which several nations tested a myriad of nuclear technology and stockpiled thousands of nuclear warheads in an effort to get ahead of one another.

Like the space race, whoever had the best technology had the most power, but this was a much more dangerous game -- the. 18 November (Wall Street International)* – In JanuaryDr. Seuss, one of the most popular authors of children’s books ever, who sold hundreds of millions of copies of his books, published The Butter Battle was a totally unexpected book from a children’s author―an overt political satire and protest against the nuclear arms race.

Seuss considered it his best book. Near the book's end, Rhodes uses business leaders, scholars, and civil engineers to show the negative price the U.S. has paid for the nuclear-arms race and bluntly states his final conclusion: "Far from victory in the Cold War, the superpower nuclear-arms race and the corresponding militarization of the American economy gave us ramshackle 5/5(5).

Nuclear Arms Race main content. Part of the Einstein exhibition. Talking to reporters about atomic energy; sequential views. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 29 December Not long after World War II ended innew hostilities emerged between the United States and the Soviet Union. Known as the Cold War, this conflict began as a struggle for.

Written by two preeminent authors in the field, this book provides an accessible global narrative of the nuclear arms race since that focuses on the roles of key scientists, military chiefs, and political leaders. Get this from a library. Nuclear arms race. [Nigel Hawkes; Ron Hayward Associates.] -- Examines the history and causes of the arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union and negotiations to reduce the number of weapons.

The bomb in this book’s title is the nuclear bomb, a weapon that has become increasingly powerful since relatively crude nuclear devices were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II.

And, in fact, for the first few decades of the nuclear arms race, it was assumed - the main - the Plan 1A of the nuclear war plan was for us to go first.

Now, it wouldn't be an unprovoked nuclear. @article{osti_, title = {The arms race and nuclear war}, author = {Barash, D P}, abstractNote = {Addressing the history, physics, biology, economics, politics, psychology, and ethics of nuclear armaments, the author provides a survey of diverse facets of the nuclear controversy.

The study encompasses such key areas as nuclear hardware and technology; the short- and long-term effects of. From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb: the story of the entire postwar superpower arms race, climaxing during the Reagan-Gorbachev decade when the United States and the Soviet Union came within scant hours of nuclear war—and then nearly agreed to abolish nuclear weapons.

In a narrative that reads like a thriller, Rhodes reveals how the Reagan.Written inThe Butter Battle Book was Dr.

Seuss's commentary on the nuclear arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union. It tells the story of the Yooks and the Zooks, who live on either side of a long wall and who disagree about how best to butter their bread.Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a riveting account of the nuclear arms race and the Cold the Reagan-Gorbachev era, the United States and the Soviet Union came within minutes of nuclear war, until Gorbachev boldly launched a campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons, setting the stage for the Reykjavik summit and the incredible events that followed.