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Toward Nuclear Abolition

A History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement, 1971-Present (Stanford Nuclear Age Series)
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The book shows how pressure from the Nuclear Freeze campaign in the United. *Bruce Kent is vice president of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

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By Lawrence S. Wittner. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, xii + pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. Hard cover $ Paper $ In this concluding.

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Lawrence S. Wittner (born May 5, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American historian who has written extensively on peace movements, foreign policy, and economic inequality. He attended Columbia College (B.A., ), the University of Wisconsin (M.A.

in history, ), and Columbia University (Ph.D. in history, ). Subsequently, he taught at Hampton Institute, at Vassar. His new book is called, Toward Nuclear Abolition ().

The first intimations that the public outcry against nuclear weapons was having an effect emerged in earlyduring the intra. Although most national security officials in Washington and Moscow were horrified by the unexpected tilt toward nuclear abolition, Gorbachev and Reagan were considerably more enthusiastic.

At the Reykjavik summit conference of Octoberthey came tantalizingly near a breakthrough on this score. Toward Nuclear Abolition: A History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement, Vol. 3: to the Present By Lawrence S. Wittner pp, Stanford University Press, Author: Lawrence D.

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