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Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race - Rhodes, Richard
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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb comes this brilliant account of the post-war superpower arms race, climaxing during the Reagan-Gorbachev decade when the United States and the Soviet Union came within scant hours of nuclear war -- and then nearly agreed to abolish nuclear weapons. In a narrative that reads like a thriller, Rhodes reveals how the Reagan administration's unprecedented arms build-up in the early 1980s led the Soviets to conclude that the U.S. must be preparing for a ...

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Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race 2009, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781847391513

Mass-market paperback

Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race 2008, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375713941

Trade paperback

Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race 2008, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781847371188

Hardcover

Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race 2007, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375414138

Hardcover