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The Nuclear predicament

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Nuclear warfare,
  • Nuclear disarmament,
  • Arms race -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Donna Uthus Gregory.
    ContributionsGregory, Donna Uthus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU264 .N815 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 403 p. :
    Number of Pages403
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2870798M
    ISBN 100312579721
    LC Control Number84051681


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