The Royal Navy and Nuclear Weapons
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The Royal Navy and Nuclear Weapons

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This work examines British thinking about nuclear weapons in the period up to about 1970, looking at the subject through the eyes of the Royal Navy, in the belief that this can offer new insights in this field. The author argues that the Navy was always sceptical about nuclear weapons, both on practical grounds and because of wartime and pre-war experiences. He suggests that this scepticism can teach us a good deal about military technological innovation in general.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 17.78mm | 385g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138881953
  • 9781138881952

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Nautical Magazine "the young author is to be congratulated" The Naval Review "an excellent reference book on this subjectshow more