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The Gift of Time: The Case for Abolishing Nuclear Weapons Now

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From the author of The Fate of the Earth, a stirring new call to the nuclear age.

When Jonathan Schell's monumental best-seller The Fate of the Earth was published in 1981, it was hailed by The New York Times as "an event of profound historical importance." Harrison Salisbury called it "the most important book of the decade."Now Schell has produced a work of equal--or great
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 15th 1998 by Holt Paperbacks (first published May 15th 1998)
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Eric Phetteplace
Dec 23, 2011 Eric Phetteplace rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The Gift of Time has value but isn't quite what I was hoping for. Schell goes about arguing for the abolition of nuclear weapons by conversing with figures in U.S., Russian, & European militaries/politics. That's interesting in that you get a diverse range of views which highlights commonalities & the areas where we still struggle to achieve consensus (e.g. the idea of really reducing arsenals to zero was still pretty problematic to many of the abolition-leaning people in the book). It a ...more
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