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Arsenals of Folly

The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race

by Richard Rhodes

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Published by Knopf .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7425280M
ISBN 100375414134
ISBN 109780375414138

  Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a riveting account of the nuclear arms race and the Cold War. In the Reagan-Gorbachev era, the United States and the Soviet Union /5(7). Arsenals of Folly The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race by Richard Rhodes Author Robertson Dean Narrator. audiobook. Richard Rhodes is the author or editor of 22 books, including The Twilight of the Bomb, the last volume in a quartet about nuclear history. The first, The Making of the Atomic Bomb, won the Pulitzer Prize, a National Book.

Get this from a library! Arsenals of folly: the making of the nuclear arms race. [Richard Rhodes] -- The story of the postwar superpower arms race, climaxing during the Reagan-Gorbachev decade. Drawing . From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb, here is the story of the entire postwar superpower arms race, climaxing during the Reagan-Gorbachev decade when the United .

  "Arsenals of Folly" confluently picks up on the story of the Cold War by narrating the escalation of nuclear warheads upon increasingly powerful and accurate ICBMs. As always, Rhodes /5(3). Upon reading this important book, one will walk away ruminating on the unspeakable horror of the nuclear apocalypse that was, it often seems miraculously, avoided during the Cold War." --The Sunday Star-Ledger "Stylistically, Arsenals of Folly /5(39).


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In the Reagan-Gorbachev era, the United States and the Soviet Union came within minutes 4/5(5). Upon reading this important book, one will walk away ruminating on the unspeakable horror of the nuclear apocalypse that was, it often seems miraculously, avoided during the Cold War.” -The Sunday Star-Ledger “Stylistically, Arsenals of Folly.

Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race Richard Rhodes is the author or editor of twentytwo books, including The Making of the Atomic Bomb, which won a Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction, a National Book Award and a National Book 4/5(4).

Review: Arsenals of Folly by Richard Rhodes Richard Rhodes has a fine pedigree as a nuclear historian, says PD SmithAuthor: PD Smith. Arsenals of Folly explores the silliness and outright foolishness of the nuclear arms buildup.

The third book I've read by Rhodes and certainly not the last Read more/5(36). Richard Rhodes' Arsenals of Folly is a thoughtful book that will leave many readers very unsettled.

Rhodes examines America's and Soviet Russia's nuclear weapons policies with special emphasis on the Reagan-Gorbachev 5/5(5). Arsenals of Folly begins with a horrifying event: the explosion of Reactor No. 4 at Chernobyl in Aprilwhich propelled Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev toward nuclear.

"Rhodes accomplishes what neither American nor Soviet political cultures could manage over a half-century of nuclear cold war–to find the flesh-and-blood human reality on both sides. Rich with. Richard Rhodes talked about his book, [Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race], published in October by Alfred A.

Knopf. In his book he describes the people and events that led to. Upon reading this important book, one will walk away ruminating on the unspeakable horror of the nuclear apocalypse that was, it often seems miraculously, avoided during the Cold War.” —The Sunday Star-Ledger “Stylistically, Arsenals of Folly.

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Read "Arsenals of Folly" by Richard Rhodes available from Rakuten Kobo. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a riveting account of the nuclear arms race and the Cold War. In t 5/5. What disappointed you about Arsenals of Folly. This recording is seriously messed up.

Not the book it's from and not the narration but the copy. It's obviously been copied from tapes that drag, I'm less than. Arsenals of folly: the making of the nuclear arms race by Rhodes, Richard, Publication date Topics Nuclear weapons, Arms race, Bewapeningswedloop, Ontwapening, Armes nucléaires, Course aux armements, Kernwaffe, Rüstungswettlauf Internet Archive Books Pages: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a riveting account of the nuclear arms race and the Cold War.

In the Reagan-Gorbachev era, the United States and the Soviet Union came within minutes .Arsenals of Folly explores the silliness and outright foolishness of the nuclear arms buildup.

The third book I've read by Rhodes and certainly not the last/5(36).