Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear Weapons

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ARMS CONTROL, DISARMAMENT, AND NATIONAL SECURITY, Brennan, Donald G. (editor) (with the Sponsorship of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences)
1 Brennan, Donald G. (editor) (with the Sponsorship of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences) ARMS CONTROL, DISARMAMENT, AND NATIONAL SECURITY
New York George Braziller 1961 Book Club Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Book Club Edition 
The spine ends and corners of the book cover have a bit of light bumping and rubbing. Yellow cloth covered boards have black lettering to the spine of the book with red decoration (stars) and red rules. There is one light bump to the top corners of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. Endpapers are a solid white color. This is a book club edition with a book club flier laid-in. The spine ends, corners and edges of the dust jacket have some lightish rubbing, bumping and edge wear along with several small to smallish tears, some lightening to the spine of the dust jacket and a couple of small chips. The dust jacket has been price clipped. Overall, a very good to near very good+ solid copy. "As a basis for reflection - even in Moscow - one could hardly improve on the mass of material about disarmament published in America during the past year, wrote the editors of The Economist in a lead editorial. And they pointed specifically to the papers by a score of American authorities published in the - Arms Control - issue of Daedalus, the distinguished journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences." This book contains a compilation of papers, essays and articles written about the idea of disarmament and nuclear warfare during the late 1950's and early 1960's, including" Setting and Goals of Arms Control by Donald Brennan, Basic Requirements of Arms Control by Robert R. Bowie, Constructing Rules that Affect Governments by Roger Fisher, Characteristics of Recent Arms-Control Proposals and Agreements by William R. Frye, The Arms Race and Some of its Hazards by Herman Kahn, The Feasibility of Arms Control and The Principle of Openness by Edward Teller, LImited War: Conventional or Nuclear a Reappraisal by Henry A. Kissinger, Economic Implications of Arms Control by Kenneth E. Boulding, Reciprocal Measures for Arms Stabilization by THomas C. Schelling, The Case for Unilateral Disarmament by Erich Fromm, Comprehensive Arms-Limitation Systems by Jerome Wiesner, Policy Considerations of a Nuclear-Test Ban by Donald Brennan and Morton H. Halperin, Negotiating with the Soviet Union by Bernhard G. Bechhoefer, The Inclusion of Communist China in an Arms-Control Program by A. Doak Barnett, The Role of the Smaller Powers by Paul M. Doty, Inspection Techniques of Arms Control by Bernard T. Feld, Public Opinion and the Control of Armaments by Ithiel de Sola Pool, Non-Physical Inspection Techniques by Lewis C. Bohn, Adjudication and Enforcement in Arms Control by Louis B. Sohn, Recent Policy Making in the United States Government by Saville R. Davis, Government Organization for Arms Control by Hubert H. Humphrey, The Pursuit of Rational World-Security Arrangements by Richard S. Leghorn, Arms Control through World Law by Arthur Larson, and comments by Raymond Aron, Alastair Buchan, Jules Moch and Philip Noel-Baker. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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THE BALANCE OF TERROR Strategy for the Nuclear Age, Gallois, General Pierre
2 Gallois, General Pierre THE BALANCE OF TERROR Strategy for the Nuclear Age
Boston, MA Houghton and Mifflin and Company 1961 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
The spine ends and corners of the book cover have extremely light bumping. Black cloth covered boards have gilt lettering to the spine and front cover of the book. There is a bit of beginning edge wear to the corners and spine ends. The bottom edge of the front cover of the book has a couple of tiny spots. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers are a solid white color. The front endpaper has several spots where a previous owner used to heavy a hand with his pencil -- the pencil marks have been erased, but there are depressions left from the marks. The bottom edge of the rear endpaper has two partially inked letters that are somewhat faint, but quite visible. The spine ends, corners and edges of the dust jacket have some light bumping, rubbing and edge wear. Both top and bottom spine ends have some light, but noticeable edge wear and rubbing. The dust jacket has been price clipped as well. Included are a forewod by Raymond Aron. Translated from the French by Richard Howard. Overall, a very good+ clean, solid copy. "By a conservative estimate, within twenty-four hours after the outbreak of a nuclear war, thirty-six million Americans would die and an additional fifty-seven million would be wounded. The figures are so staggering as to be unthinkable. Yet they must be thought of. Because not thinking, out of mindless horror or paralysis, could transform these estimates into statistics." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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