Britain and the H-Bomb

  • Authors
  • Lorna Arnold
  • Katherine Pyne

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Setting The Agenda

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lorna Arnold, Katherine Pyne
      Pages 3-5
    3. Lorna Arnold, Katherine Pyne
      Pages 6-22
    4. Lorna Arnold, Katherine Pyne
      Pages 23-31
  3. Britain and the Thermonuclear Question

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
    2. Lorna Arnold, Katherine Pyne
      Pages 35-57
    3. Lorna Arnold, Katherine Pyne
      Pages 58-67
  4. Britain’s Response

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Lorna Arnold, Katherine Pyne
      Pages 71-83
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      Pages 84-94
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      Pages 95-107
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      Pages 108-127
  5. The Pacific Trials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Lorna Arnold, Katherine Pyne
      Pages 131-150
    3. Lorna Arnold, Katherine Pyne
      Pages 151-164
    4. Lorna Arnold, Katherine Pyne
      Pages 165-175
    5. Lorna Arnold, Katherine Pyne
      Pages 176-191
  6. A Special Nuclear Relationship

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Lorna Arnold, Katherine Pyne
      Pages 195-220

About this book

Introduction

This book, written with unique access to official archives, tells the secret story of Britain's H-bomb - the scientific and strategic background, the government's policy decision, the work of the remarkable men who created the bomb, the four weapon trials at a remote Pacific atoll in 1957-58, and the historic consequences.

Keywords

government state Union Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) work

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230599772
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2001
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political & Intern. Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-94742-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59977-2
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