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Author Maddock, Shane J

Title Nuclear apartheid : the quest for American atomic supremacy from World War II to the present / Shane J. Maddock

Publ Info Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
 CCE Main Collection  JZ5645 M33 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  JZ5645 .M33 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  JZ5645 .M33 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 392 pages ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-365) and index
Contents The ideal number of nuclear weapons states is one: nuclear nonproliferation and the quest for American atomic supremacy -- Too stupid even for the funny papers: the myth of the American atomic monopoly, 1939-1945 -- Winning weapons: A-bombs, H-bombs, and international control, 1946-1953 -- The president in the gray flannel suit: conformity, technological utopianism, and nonproliferation, 1953-1956 -- Seeking a silver bullet: nonproliferation, the test ban, and nuclear sharing, 1957-1960 -- Tests and toughness: JFK's false start on the proliferation question, 1961-1962 -- Too big to spank: JFK, nuclear hegemony, and the limited test ban treaty, 1962-1963 -- Hunting for Easter eggs: LBJ, NATO, and nonproliferation 1963-1965 -- A treaty to castrate the impotent: codifying nuclear apartheid, 1965-1970 -- The legacy of nuclear apartheid
LC subject Nuclear weapons -- Government policy -- United States -- History
Nuclear arms control -- United States -- History
Nuclear nonproliferation -- United States -- History
Nuclear weapons -- Government policy -- Developing countries -- History
Nuclear arms control -- Developing countries -- History
Nuclear nonproliferation -- Developing countries -- History
United States -- Foreign relations -- Developing countries
Developing countries -- Foreign relations -- United States
ISBN 9780807833551 (cloth : alk. paper)
080783355X (cloth : alk. paper)