Arms control during the pre-nuclear era the United States and naval limitation between the two world wars by Robert Gordon Kaufman

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  • War, Maritime (International law)

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StatementRobert Gordon Kaufman.
LC ClassificationsJX1974 .K37 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 289 p. ;
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2214047M
ISBN 100231071361
LC Control Number89037049

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[Robert Gordon Kaufman] -- Examines American national arms control, reappraising the theories and practices. Analyzes the first extended efforts to limit arms in the history of the United States, looking specifically at the.

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Steven Kull, "Nuclear Nonsense," Foreign Policy, Vol. 58 (Spring ), pp. Richard Dean Burns and Joseph M. Siracusa, A Global History of the Nuclear Arms Race: Weapons Strategy, and Politics (2 vols, Praeger, ) Norman A.

Graebner, Richard Dean Burns, and Joseph M. Siracusa, Reagan, Bush, Gorbachev: Revisiting the End of the Cold War (Praeger Security international, ) David G. Coleman and Joseph M. Siracusa, Real-World Nuclear Deterrence: The Making of.

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