The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy
ISBN: 0307387844
EAN13: 9780307387844
Language: English
Pages: 577
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Anchor Books

The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy

Book Overview
This riveting narrative history of the end of the arms race sheds new light on the frightening last chapters of the Cold War and the legacy of the nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons that remains a threat today. In the first full account of how the arms race finally ended, The Dead Hand provides an unprecedented look at the inner motives and secret decisions of each side.