Arsenals of Folly

Author: Richard Rhodes
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 9780375713941
Release Date: 2008
Genre: History

The Pulizer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb narrates the story of the postwar superpower arms race that culminated in the Reagan-Gorbachev era when the U.S. and Soviet Union came all too close to nuclear war, chronicling the nuclear policies on both sides following World War II and their implications for global peace and security. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.