The Bomb: A New History by Stephen M., Phd YoungerThe Bomb: A New History by Stephen M., Phd Younger

The Bomb: A New History

byStephen M., Phd Younger

Paperback | January 5, 2010

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“Younger has provided an insightful guide, especially for the general reader, into today’s array of nuclear powers and their capabilities.”
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In The Bomb, Stephen Younger, former <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Los Alamos weapons designer and author of Endangered Species, provides a new history of the making of nuclear policy and the creation of the most terrible weapons humankind has ever possessed. In an era when rogue nations like North Korean and <_st13a_country-region _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Iran strive to create their own precarious weapons programs, Younger’s The Bomb provides much-needed background and insight for students, policy makers, and readers who wish to better understand the important issues involving nuclear weapons and national security.<_o3a_p>

About The Author

Stephen M. Younger is a senior policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He recently retired as a senior fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he was in charge of nuclear weapons research and development. From 2001 to 2004, he was director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency at the U.S. Depart...

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Title:The Bomb: A New HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.64 inPublished:January 5, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061537209

ISBN - 13:9780061537202

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