Journals Higher Education



05 November 2009

336 Pages | 10 b/w illus.

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195381368

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Atomic Obsession

Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda

John Mueller

  • Author is one of America's leading international relations scholars
  • Extremely provocative thesis that stands conventional wisdom about the threat of nuclear weapons on its head. This book challenges the numerous recent successful books that focus on the existential threat posed by nuclear weapons
  • Sweeping account of the entire era of nuclear weapons, from Hiroshima to the post 9/11 era

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