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Thinking about nuclear weapons

analyses and prescriptions

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Published by Croom Helm, Auburn House Pub. Co. in association with the Open University in London, Dover, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Nuclear warfare

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Fred Holroyd.
    ContributionsHolroyd, F. C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU263 .T45 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination409 p. :
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2533985M
    ISBN 100865691304
    LC Control Number85014711


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