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Churchill and the bomb in war and Cold War / Kevin Ruane.

By: Ruane, Kevin [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, c2016Description: xxi, 402 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781472530806 (pbk.); 9781472523389 (hardback).Subject(s): Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 -- Political and social views | Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 -- Influence | Nuclear weapons -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Nuclear warfare -- History -- 20th century | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1936-1945 | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964Additional physical formats: Online version:: Churchill and the bomb in war and Cold War
Contents:
Introduction: so many Winston Churchills -- Part I. War -- Only connect -- Tube alloys -- Allies at war -- The Quebec Agreement -- Mortal crimes -- Bolsheviks, bombs and bad omens -- Trinity and Potsdam -- Part II. Cold War -- Heavy metal, iron curtain -- Warmonger/peacemonger -- To the summit -- Atomic angles -- Hurricane warning -- A pill to end it all -- H-bomb fever -- The July days -- Sturdy child of terror -- Conclusion: "If God wearied of mankind".
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-388) and index.

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