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The Evolution of Nuclear Strategy

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First published 20 years ago, Lawrence Freedman's Evolution of Nuclear Strategy was immediately acclaimed as the standard work on the history of attempts to cope militarily and politically with the terrible destructive power of nuclear weapons. It has now been rewritten, drawing on a wide range of new research, and updated to take account of the period following the end of ...more
Paperback, Third Edition, 584 pages
Published October 3rd 2003 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published October 1st 1981)
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Paulo Reimann
Tremendous historic perspective. The book describes superbly the cycles of strategy from biblical and acient greek (deceptive) times till today. Onething is for sure. To strategize or understand strategy per se, still the mandatory reading is Clausewitz's On War reading...and re reading...
William Vogel
A good, if limited book, which would perhaps better be entitled "The Evolution of American Nuclear Strategy." It provides a comprehensive summary overview of the currents of American debate on nuclear issues, with a cursory inclusion of European and Soviet perspectives. This paucity of Soviet information may be ascribed to the book's original Cold War-era publication, but it is clear that it has not been particularly heavily revised for the 3rd (2003) edition. Ironically enough, the essentially ...more
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