Icarus Restrained: An Intellectual History Of Nuclear Arms Control, 1945-1960, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Icarus Restrained

An Intellectual History Of Nuclear Arms Control, 1945-1960, 1st Edition

By Jennifer Sims

Routledge

264 pages

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This book presents a study of the nature and origins of the dominant postwar approach to strategic nuclear arms control in an attempt to clarify it, distinguish it from others, and begin to explain the qualities which made it so attractive and eventually so widely accepted.

Table of Contents

Part One: Delimiting the Approach 1. Introduction 2. The Cambridge Approach Part Two: Arms Control as Political Instrument 3. The Age of Atomic Innocence 4. The Open World: Arms Control as an Instrument for Achieving Long-Term Political Stability Part Three: Arms Control as Security Instrument 5. From the Age of Innocence to the Balance of Terror: Nuclear Arms Control Thought Comes of Age Introduction 6. Arms Control Theorists of the 1950s Introduction 7. The Cambridge Approach Revisited and Reviewed the Theoretical Joining

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General