Nuclear Past, Nuclear Present: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, And Contemporary Strategy, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Nuclear Past, Nuclear Present

Hiroshima, Nagasaki, And Contemporary Strategy, 1st Edition

By Ian Clark

Routledge

146 pages

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Paperback: 9780367158354
pub: 2020-03-30
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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General