British nuclear weapons and the test ban 1954-73 : Britain, the United States, weapons policies and nuclear testing : tensions and contradictions /

Focusing on a key twenty year period, this study explores Britain's role in efforts to bring about a nuclear test ban treaty between 1954 and 1973. Taking a broadly chronological approach, it examines the nature of defence planning, Anglo-American relationships, the efficacy of British diplomac...

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Main Author: Walker, John R., 1960-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:Focusing on a key twenty year period, this study explores Britain's role in efforts to bring about a nuclear test ban treaty between 1954 and 1973. Taking a broadly chronological approach, it examines the nature of defence planning, Anglo-American relationships, the efficacy of British diplomacy and UK contributions to arms control and disarmament. The appraisal of the relationship between the requirements and developments of the UK nuclear weapons programme against the countervailing international and domestic pressures for a test ban treaty will be of interest to anyone studying post-war Bri.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 390 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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