Destroying the Village : Eisenhower and Thermonuclear War
by Campbell Craig


Overview - In the early days of the Cold War, thermonuclear conflict was everywhere an imminent threat. With the realization that mutual destruction was the likely result of a nuclear war, US policy makers were forced to articulate a coherent stance on what they would do if the United States went to war with the USSR. The paradox of defeat or mutual annihilation was one that plagued American policy makers and scholars, whatever their stated position.

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Overview
In the early days of the Cold War, thermonuclear conflict was everywhere an imminent threat. With the realization that mutual destruction was the likely result of a nuclear war, US policy makers were forced to articulate a coherent stance on what they would do if the United States went to war with the USSR. The paradox of defeat or mutual annihilation was one that plagued American policy makers and scholars, whatever their stated position.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780231111232
  • ISBN-10: 0231111231
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Publish Date: June 1998
  • Page Count: 240
  • Reading Level: Ages 22-UP
  • Dimensions: 9.05 x 6.03 x 0.59 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds

Series: Columbia Studies in Contemporary American History

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Books > Political Science > Security (National & International)
Books > Political Science > History & Theory - General
Books > History > United States - General

 
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