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Nuclear weapons and nuclear war

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear warfare.,
  • Nuclear weapons.,
  • Antinuclear movement.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Christine Cassel, Michael McCally, Henry Abraham.
    ContributionsCassel, Christine K., McCally, Michael., Abraham, Henry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU263 .N84 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 553 p. ;
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3181845M
    ISBN 100030638720, 0030638739
    LC Control Number83024511

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