Strategies for place and security in a nuclear age ; October 27-30 proceedings by G.C Boehnert

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Statemented by G.C. Boehnart, G.G. Van Biers and H. Wiseman.
ContributionsVan Biers, G.G., Wiseman : H.
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Pagination47 p. ;
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1. George Perkovich, India's Nuclear Bomb: The Impact on Global Proliferation (Berkeley, Ca.: University of California Press, ), p; Raj Chengappa, Weapons of Peace: The Secret Story of India's Quest to Be a Nuclear Power (New Delhi: Harper Collins Publishers India, ), p.

2. Perkovich, India's Nuclear Bomb, p; Chengappa, Weapons of Peace, p. 77; George Greenstein, "A.

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