1st Edition

Nuclear Past, Nuclear Present
Hiroshima, Nagasaki, And Contemporary Strategy





ISBN 9780367158354
Published October 19, 2020 by Routledge
156 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides detailed reconstruction of atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 to shed new light upon a set of influential assumptions about the moral acceptability of using nuclear weapons, the rationality of nuclear decision making, and the controllability of nuclear operations.

Table of Contents

1. The Hiroshima Axioms 2. Our Present Discontents 3. Nuclear Non–Decision Making 4. Nuclear Policy and the Friction of War 5. Nuclear War and Its Termination 6. Nuclear War and Its Justification 7. Hiroshima, Nagasaki and the Nuclear Present 8. Conclusion

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