Download PDF by Richard Rhodes: Arsenals of Folly

By Richard Rhodes

ISBN-10: 0375414134

ISBN-13: 9780375414138

ISBN-10: 0375713948

ISBN-13: 9780375713941

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Richard Rhodes supplies a riveting account of the nuclear palms race and the chilly War.

In the Reagan-Gorbachev period, the us and the Soviet Union got here inside mins of nuclear battle, till Gorbachev boldly introduced a crusade to do away with nuclear guns, environment the degree for the 1986 Reykjavik summit and the superb occasions that undefined. during this exciting, authoritative narrative, Richard Rhodes attracts on own interviews with either Soviet and united states contributors and a wealth of recent documentation to resolve the compelling, surprising tale at the back of this enormous time in human history—its beginnings, its approximately chilling outcomes, and its results on worldwide politics today.

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