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The twilight of the bombs

Richard Rhodes

The twilight of the bombs

recent challenges, new dangers, and the prospects for a world without nuclear weapons

by Richard Rhodes

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


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StatementRichard Rhodes
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU264 .R49 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 366 p. ;
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24492696M
ISBN 109780307267542
LC Control Number2010003901
OCLC/WorldCa489003134

The culminating volume in Richard Rhodes’s monumental and prizewinning history of nuclear weapons, offering the first comprehensive narrative of the challenges faced in a post–Cold War age. The past twenty years have transformed our relationship with nuclear weapons drastically. With extraordinary depth of knowledge and understanding, Rhodes makes clear how the five original nuclear powers.   "Twilight of the Bombs" was given on Septem as part of Long Now's Seminar series. The series was started in to build a .

  The second and third books unfold the subsequent arms race that propelled the Cold War, until the collapse of the Soviet Union. Here, the Twilight of the Bombs concludes the series by accounting other nations' quest for nukes (Iraq, North Korea, etc), and debriefing the current treaties aimed at denuclearization/5(2). The Twilight of the Bombs Richard Rhodes talked about his book The Twilight of the Bombs: Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects for a Decem

  Richard Rhodes talked about his book The Twilight of the Bombs: Recent Challenges, New Dangers, and the Prospects for a World Without Nuclear Weapons (Knopf, ). In “The Twilight of the Bombs,” the fourth and final volume of his epic history of the nuclear era, author Richard Rhodes examines “how the dangerous post-Cold War transition was managed, who its heroes were, what we learned from it, and where it carried us.”. Covering the years , from the collapse of the Soviet Union onward, much of the latest history is familiar.


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The first two (The Making of the Atomic Bomb and Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb) are more compelling and better books.4/5. “The Twilight of the Bombs is an apt conclusion to an epic undertaking At each step Rhodes offers fresh perspective on the historical record.” At each step Rhodes offers fresh perspective on the historical record.”/5(4).

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The past twenty years have transformed our relationship /5(3). Powerful and persuasive, The Twilight of the Bombs is an essential work of contemporary history. About Twilight of the Bombs The culminating volume in Richard Rhodes’s monumental and prizewinning history of nuclear weapons, offering the first comprehensive narrative of the challenges faced in a post–Cold War age.

The culminating volume in Richard Rhodes’s monumental and prizewinning history of nuclear weapons, offering the first comprehensive narrative of the challenges faced in a post–Cold War age.

The past twenty years have transformed our relationship with nuclear weapons drastically. With extraordinary depth of knowledge and understanding, Rhodes makes clear how the five original nuclear.

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His publisher says that the tetralogy forms a “comprehensive” history, but. We may no longer worry about massive exchanges of nuclear weapons between superpowers, but Pulitzer-winning historian Richard Rhodes (The Making of the Atomic Bomb) knows that so long as a single atomic bomb exists in the world, potential disaster his fourth volume on our nuclear history, he charts post-Cold War challenges and prospects.

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Rhodes calls The Twilight of. the Bombs the final narrative in what has now stretched to a. four-volume series. While the title of Rhodes's latest book might hint at an imminent. close to the age of nuclear weapons, he doesn't see the sun setting. The book is well written, as its predecessors were, and if it was a more difficult read, that is rather due to the content than the writing.

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email.Richard Rhodes - The Twilight Of The Bombs Saturday, Septem - pm to pm Since his magisterial The Making of the Atomic Bomb inRhodes has written extensively about the peril of nuclear weapons, arguing ever more strongly against nuclear deterrence.