Readership: Anyone from the general reader, to students, journalists, and policy makers requiring an accessible introduction to nuclear weapons - the race to develop them, and their impact on international relations over sixty years.
Joseph M. Siracusa, Professor in International Studies and Director of Global Studies, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
1: What are Nuclear Weapons?
2: Building the Bomb
3: "A Choice between the Quick and the Dead"
4: Race for the H-Bomb
5: Nuclear Deterrence and Arms Control
6: Star Wars
7: Nuclear Weapons in the Age of Terrorism
References & Further Reading
Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction - a reading guide