AUTHORWittner, Lawrence S.
TITLEToward Nuclear Abolition: A History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement, 1971 to the Present
PUBLISHERStanford University Press
CITYStanford, CA

This book follows the nuclear disarmament movement within the larger peace movement from its revival in the 1970s to the U.S. presidential administration of George W. Bush. The book notes progress in the movement in the 1980s, with arms limitation agreements and the end of the Cold War. A series of chapters provides details, country-by-country, with the peace and disarmament movements in the United States, free and communist Europe, Asia, and Africa, as well as government responses to the movement. Additionally, the book discusses the revived arms race during the Bush administrations. The book, third in a trilogy, following One World or None and Resisting the Bomb, also contains a large section of notes. The author, Lawrence Wittner, is a historian.

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