The nuclear future

Cover of: The nuclear future | Michael Mandelbaum

Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .

Written in English

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

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StatementMichael Mandelbaum.
SeriesCornell studies in security affairs
LC ClassificationsU264 .M36 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p. ;
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3513188M
ISBN 100801416191, 0801492548
LC Control Number82074068

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