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Flattering the passions, or, The bomb and Britain"s bid for a world role

by Beach, Hugh Sir

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Published by I.B. Tauris in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear weapons -- Great Britain.,
    • Nuclear weapons -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Military policy.,
    • Great Britain -- Military policy.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesBomb and Britain"s bid for a world role
      StatementHugh Beach and Nadine Gurr.
      ContributionsGurr, Nadine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA647 .B413 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination279 p. ;
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6899636M
      ISBN 101860641687
      LC Control Number00709280
      OCLC/WorldCa43308854

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