The British way in cold warfare : intelligence, diplomacy and the bomb, 1945-1975

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  • Creator edited by Matthew Grant
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication London ; New York : Continuum, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • x, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781847252296, 9781441179951, 144117995X, 184725229X
  • OCLC ocn277203848

Summary

  • Readers are given a complete picture of the way Britain fought the Cold War, moving the focus away from the now familiar crises of Suez and Cuba and onto the themes that underpinned the British war strategy.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • British nuclear strategy during the Cold War / Kristan Stoddart -- Disarmament and non-proliferation / Stephen Twigge -- Civil defence and the nuclear deterrent, 1954-1968 : strategic imperative and political expendiency / Matthew Grant -- A coalition of 'compromise and barter' : Britain and West Germany in the Cold War, 1945-1975 / R. Gerald Hughes -- Transformation and tradition : Anglo-French nuclear cooperation and Britain's policy towards the European Community, 1960-1974 / Helen Parr -- Transatlantic nuclear cooperation : the British perspective, 1945-1991 / Melissa Pine -- The British way in intelligence / Michael S. Goodman -- British intelligence and threats to British national security after the Second World War / Calder Walton -- British intelligence, Soviet missile defence and the British nuclear deterrent, 1964-1970 / Catherine Haddon -- The British way of economic intelligence during the Cold War / Pete Davies
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