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A Short History of Nuclear Folly
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
Written by Rudolph Herzog, Translated by Jefferson Chase
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193304
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A Short History of Nuclear Folly

Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.95

In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe

Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny, presents a devastating account of history’s most irresponsible uses of... Read more >
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Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe
Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe
Written by Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804541
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Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe

Written by Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.95

“There are two problems for our species’ survival—nuclear war and environmental catastrophe, ” says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection since World War II.

While a nuclear strike would require action, environmental catastrophe is partially defined by willful inaction in response... Read more >
Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe

Written by Noam Chomksy and Laray Polk


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.95

“There are two problems for our species’ survival—nuclear war and environmental catastrophe, ” says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection since World War II.

While a nuclear strike would require action, environmental catastrophe is partially defined by willful inaction in response... Read more >
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
Written by Rudolph Herzog, Translated by Jefferson Chase
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612191737
Our Price: $26.00
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A Short History of Nuclear Folly

Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $26.00

In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe

Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny, presents a devastating account of history’s most irresponsible uses of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
A Short History of Nuclear Folly

Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $26.00

In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe

Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny, presents a devastating account of history’s most irresponsible uses of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Vast Unknown
The Vast Unknown
Written by Broughton Coburn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307887146
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The Vast Unknown
America's First Ascent of Everest
Written by Broughton Coburn


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $26.00

By the author of the New York Times bestselling Everest: Mountain Without Mercy, this chronicle of the iconic first American expedition to Mt. Everest in May 1963 – published to coincide with the climb's 50th anniversary­ – combines riveting adventure, a perceptive analysis of its dark and terrifying historical context, and...

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The Vast Unknown
The Vast Unknown
Written by Broughton Coburn
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ISBN: 9780307887160
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The Vast Unknown
America's First Ascent of Everest
Written by Broughton Coburn


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.99

By the author of the New York Times bestselling Everest: Mountain Without Mercy, this chronicle of the iconic first American expedition to Mt. Everest in May 1963 – published to coincide with the climb's 50th anniversary­ – combines riveting adventure, a perceptive analysis of its dark and terrifying historical context, and...

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Napoleon's Guard Infantry (2)

Written by Philip Haythornthwaite
Illustrated by Bryan Fosten


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

This title looks at Napoleon's Middle and Young Guard infantry. The seniority of Guard infantry was only established definitely in 1812 by the Guard's chief of personnel, Courtois. The title 'Young Guard' was assigned to the newly-raised regiments in 1809, but the term 'Middle Guard' came into use about 1811. From... Read more >
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Nuclear Dawn
The Atomic Bomb, from the Manhattan Project to the Cold War
Written by James Delgado


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $1.99

When President Obama and others say they want to end America's dependence on foreign oil, the vision is usually presented in terms of "a new Manhattan Project." So what really was the Manhattan Project? According to James Delgado, at the start of the project in 1942, the element plutonium only existed... Read more >
Bridge of Spies
Bridge of Spies
Written by Giles Whittell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767931083
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Bridge of Spies

Written by Giles Whittell


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $15.00

Who were the three men the American and Soviet superpowers exchanged at Berlin's Glienicke Bridge and Checkpoint Charlie in the first and most legendary prisoner exchange between East and West? Bridge of Spies vividly traces their paths to that exchange on February 10, 1962, when their fate helped to define the... Read more >
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Bridge of Spies
Bridge of Spies
Written by Giles Whittell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307719980
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Bridge of Spies

Written by Giles Whittell


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

Who were the three men the American and Soviet superpowers exchanged at Berlin's Glienicke Bridge and Checkpoint Charlie in the first and most legendary prisoner exchange between East and West? Bridge of Spies vividly traces their paths to that exchange on February 10, 1962, when their fate helped to define the... Read more >
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Final Verdict
What Really Happened in the Rosenberg Case
Written by Walter Schneir
Preface by Miriam Schneir


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $23.95

A new narrative of the famed case that finally solves its remaining mysteries, by the author of the bestselling Invitation to an Inquest
 
Walter and Miriam Schneir’s 1965 bestseller Invitation to an Inquest was among the first critical accounts of the controversial case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, famously executed... Read more >
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Final Verdict
Final Verdict
Written by Walter Schneir, Introduction by Miriam Schneir
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935554165
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Final Verdict
What Really Happened in the Rosenberg Case
Written by Walter Schneir
Introduction by Miriam Schneir


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $23.95

 
A new narrative of the famed case that finally solves its remaining mysteries, by the author of the bestselling Invitation to an Inquest

Walter and Miriam Schneir’s 1965 bestseller Invitation to an Inquest was among the first critical accounts of the controversial case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, famously executed in... Read more >
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The Dead Hand
The Dead Hand
Written by David Hoffman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307387844
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The Dead Hand
The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy
Written by David Hoffman


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $16.95

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

The first full account of how the Cold War arms race finally came to a close, this riveting narrative history sheds new light on the people who struggled to end this era of massive overkill, and examines the legacy of the nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons that...

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The Dead Hand
The Dead Hand
Written by David Hoffman, Read by Bob Walter
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739384862
Our Price: $20.00

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The Dead Hand
The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy
Written by David Hoffman
Read by Bob Walter


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $20.00

“A tour de force of investigative history.” —Steve Coll

The Dead Hand
is the suspense-filled story of the people who sought to brake the speeding locomotive of the arms race, then rushed to secure the nuclear and biological weapons left behind by the collapse of the Soviet Union—a dangerous legacy that haunts...
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The Dead Hand
The Dead Hand
Written by David Hoffman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385532174
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The Dead Hand
The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy
Written by David Hoffman


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $13.99

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

The first full account of how the Cold War arms race finally came to a close, this riveting narrative history sheds new light on the people who struggled to end this era of massive overkill, and examines the legacy of the nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons that...

Read more >
The Dead Hand
The Dead Hand
Written by David Hoffman, Read by Bob Walter
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415967348
Our Price: $27.50

For more information about downloading this audiobook
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The Dead Hand
The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy
Written by David Hoffman
Read by Bob Walter


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $27.50

“A tour de force of investigative history.” —Steve Coll

The Dead Hand
is the suspense-filled story of the people who sought to brake the speeding locomotive of the arms race, then rushed to secure the nuclear and biological weapons left behind by the collapse of the Soviet Union—a dangerous legacy that haunts...
Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
The Day We Lost the H-Bomb
The Day We Lost the H-Bomb
Written by Barbara Moran
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345515230
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The Day We Lost the H-Bomb
Cold War, Hot Nukes, and the Worst Nuclear Weapons Disaster in History
Written by Barbara Moran


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $13.99

In The Day We Lost the H-Bomb, science writer Barbara Moran marshals a wealth of new information and recently declassified material to give the definitive account of the Cold War’s biggest nuclear weapons disaster. On January 17, 1966, a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber exploded over the sleepy Spanish farming village... Read more >
Arsenals of Folly
Arsenals of Folly
Written by Richard Rhodes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375713941
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Arsenals of Folly
The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race
Written by Richard Rhodes


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $16.95

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 of nuclear war, until Gorbachev boldly launched a campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons, setting the stage for the 1986... Read more >
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Arsenals of Folly
Arsenals of Folly
Written by Richard Rhodes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267863
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Arsenals of Folly

Written by Richard Rhodes


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $13.99

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 of nuclear war, until Gorbachev boldly launched a campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons, setting the stage for the 1986... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
High Noon in the Cold War
High Noon in the Cold War
Written by Max Frankel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345466716
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High Noon in the Cold War
Kennedy, Krushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis
Written by Max Frankel


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $15.00

One of the giants of American journalism now re-creates an unforgettable time–in which the whole world feared extinction. High Noon in the Cold War captures the Cuban Missile Crisis in a new light, from inside the hearts and minds of the famous men who provoked and, in the nick of time... Read more >
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High Noon in the Cold War
High Noon in the Cold War
Written by Max Frankel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345480491
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High Noon in the Cold War
Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis
Written by Max Frankel


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $11.99

One of the giants of American journalism now re-creates an unforgettable time–in which the whole world feared extinction. High Noon in the Cold War captures the Cuban Missile Crisis in a new light, from inside the hearts and minds of the famous men who provoked and, in the nick of time... Read more >
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