TITLE

PRESENT HISTORY: ON NUCLEAR WAR, DETENTE, AND OTHER CONTROVERSIES

AUTHOR(S)
Campbell, John C.; Despard, Lucy Edwards
PUB. DATE
September 1983
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Fall1983, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p211
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents an overview of the book Present History: On Nuclear War, Détente, and Other Controversies, by Theodore Draper.
ACCESSION #
4853141

 

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