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The Winning Weapon : The Atomic Bomb in the Cold War, 1945-1950
by Gregg Herken


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This book makes clear how, and why, after World War II American diplomats tried to make the atom bomb a winning weapon," an absolute advantage in negotiations with the Soviet Union. But this policy failed utterly in the 1948 Berlin crisis, and at home the State Department opposed those scientists who advocated international cooperation on nuclear matters.  Read more...


 
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This book makes clear how, and why, after World War II American diplomats tried to make the atom bomb a winning weapon," an absolute advantage in negotiations with the Soviet Union. But this policy failed utterly in the 1948 Berlin crisis, and at home the State Department opposed those scientists who advocated international cooperation on nuclear matters.

Originally published in 1988.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780691607344
  • ISBN-10: 0691607346
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publish Date: July 2014
  • Page Count: 442
  • Dimensions: 10 x 7.01 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.68 pounds

Series: Princeton Legacy Library

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