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Atomic diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam

Gar Alperovitz

Atomic diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam

the use of the atomic bomb and the American confrontation with Soviet Power.

by Gar Alperovitz

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 281-288.

    Other titlesHiroshima and Potsdam.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE813 .A75 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317 p.
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14673617M
    LC Control Number66074451

    Atomic Diplomacy. Atomic diplomacy refers to attempts to use the threat of nuclear warfare to achieve diplomatic goals. After the first successful test of the atomic bomb in , U.S. officials immediately considered the potential non-military benefits that could be derived from the American nuclear monopoly. Hiroshima at Fifty. Gar Alperovitz is the author of Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam. His new book, The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb, will be published later this year by Knopf.

      Alperovitz, G. Atomic diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam - Simon and Schuster - New York. Atomic diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam / by Gar Alperovitz. E A75 Atomic diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam: the use of the atomic bomb and the American confrontation with Soviet power.

      ''Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam'' by Gar Alperovitz was also published by Simon & Schuster, 20 years ago. A revised and expanded paperback edition has been published by Penguin/Elisabeth. Atomic Diplomacy a term characterizing the foreign policy of the USA after the end of World War II. It was motivated by the desire of the American ruling circles to use the US nuclear weapons arsenal to blackmail and pressure other countries. Atomic diplomacy was based at first on the monopolistic possession of atomic weapons by the USA and later on.


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