After The Bomb: Civil Defence And Nuclear War In Britain, 1945-68 by M. Grant

After The Bomb: Civil Defence And Nuclear War In Britain, 1945-68

byM. Grant

Hardcover | November 12, 2009

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Civil defence was an integral part of Britain’s modern history. Throughout the cold war it was a central response of the British Government to the threat of war. This book is the first history of the preparations to fight a nuclear war taken in Britain between the end of the Second World War and 1968.

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MATTHEW GRANT is University Teaching Associate in Modern British History at the University of Sheffield, UK.
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Title:After The Bomb: Civil Defence And Nuclear War In Britain, 1945-68Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:November 12, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230205429

ISBN - 13:9780230205420

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Table of Contents

Preface * Abbreviations * Introduction *  The Cold War and the New Civil Defence *  Preparing for a Third World War *  Protecting the Public * The Hydrogen Bomb Revolution * Years of Decision *
Separate Spheres of Civil Defence * Equipoise, Crisis and Reform * Gradual Decline and Sudden Fall * Conclusion * Notes and References * Bibliography