Losing an Empire and Finding a Role: Britain, the USA, NATO and Nuclear Weapons, 1964-70

Hardcover | May 15, 2012

byKristan Stoddart

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This book sheds fresh light on developments in British nuclear weapons policy between October 1964, when the Labour Party came back into power under Harold Wilson following a thirteen year absence, and June 1970 when the Conservative government of Edward Heath was elected.

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This book sheds fresh light on developments in British nuclear weapons policy between October 1964, when the Labour Party came back into power under Harold Wilson following a thirteen year absence, and June 1970 when the Conservative government of Edward Heath was elected.

KRISTAN STODDART is a research assistant at the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University,UK,and a member of the Centre for Intelligence and International Security Studies. Previously he was a Research Fellow at the Mountbatten Centre for International Studies, University of Southampton.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9 × 5.68 × 1.13 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023030088X

ISBN - 13:9780230300880

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Series Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
The Labour Government: The Inheritance of Polaris and Anglo-US Nuclear Relations, 1964-1966
The Question of Polaris and UK/US Responses to Soviet Anti-Ballistic Missiles, 1964-1966
Britain, the United States and the Reform of NATO Strategy, 1964-1966
Britain, America and Allied Tactical Nuclear Weapons Planning, 1964-1966
The Second Wilson Government and the Maintenance of Polaris, 1966-1970
ABM Systems and Arms Control, 1966-1970

NATO and Flexible Response, 1966-1970

Britain, America and Allied Tactical Nuclear Operations, 1966-1970
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Appendix: Table: British Nuclear Ordnance 1964-1970

Index