Indefensible weapons the political and psychological case against nuclearism by Robert Jay Lifton

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Published by Basic Books in New York .

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  • Nuclear warfare -- Moral and ethical aspects

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementRobert Jay Lifton, Richard Falk.
ContributionsFalk, Richard A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUF767 .L53 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 301 p. ;
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3511123M
ISBN 100465032362, 0465032370
LC Control Number82070850

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