The significance of atomic and nuclear weapons

by Dr Matthew Grant. Produced by Simon Brown, 16th August 2013

Pax Atomica

In this podcast Dr Matthew Grant of Teeside University examines the significance of atomic and nuclear weapons within the context of the Cold War.

1. Hiroshima - the atomic bomb changes the balance of power.
2. Nuclear deterrant.
3. The nuclear race. The Cuban Missile Crisis. Arms talks.
4. SALT. The Dual Track policy. The Euro Missiles Crisis.
5. Conclusion.


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