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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 21 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Disarming Doomsday: The Human Impact of Nuclear Weapons since Hiroshima by Becky Alexis-Martin
    Disarming Doomsday: The Human Impact of Nuclear Weapons since Hiroshima - by Becky Alexis-Martin

    £19.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780745339207 | ISBN 10: 0745339204

    Since the first atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima, the history of nuclear warfare has been tangled with the spaces and places of scientific research and weapons testing, armament and disarmament, pacifism and proliferation. Nuclear geography gives ... more

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  • Cover image of book CND At 60: Britain
    CND At 60: Britain's Most Enduring Mass Movement - by Kate Hudson

    £12.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780995535244 | ISBN 10: 0995535248

    Kate Hudson’s new book charts the inside story of CND over six decades, as it became a byword for protest and radicalism.   This book is timed to coincide with the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament’s 60th anniversary, drawing on archive m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fallout: A Journey Through the Nuclear Age, From the Atom Bomb to Radioactive Waste by Fred Pearce
    Fallout: A Journey Through the Nuclear Age, From the Atom Bomb to Radioactive Waste - by Fred Pearce

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846276255 | ISBN 10: 184627625x

    At a moment when a new generation of power stations and weapons are being developed, Fallout is a measured and fascinating exploration of our most misunderstood energy source and asks: what can we learn from our past mistakes, and what role should nu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait
    Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future - by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241270530 | ISBN 10: 0241270537

    The startling history of the Chernobyl disaster by Svetlana Alexievich, the winner of the Nobel prize in literature 2015.   - A new translation by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait based on the revised text -   On 26 April 1986, at 1.23am, a ser ... more

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  • Cover image of book North Korea: State of Paranoia by Paul French
    North Korea: State of Paranoia - by Paul French

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783605736 | ISBN 10: 1783605731

    North Korea continues to make headlines, arousing curiosity and fear in equal measure. The world’s most secretive nuclear power, it still has Gulag-style prison camps, allows no access to the Internet and bans its people from talking to foreigners wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War by Susan Southard
    Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War - by Susan Southard

    £20.00   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780285643277 | ISBN 10: 0285643274

    "Politicians debating the nuclear deal with Iran would do well to spend some time with Southard’s ‘Nagasaki’. It does not tell us what to do. It only reminds us of the stakes."(Washington Post) On August 9th, 1945, the US dropped an atomic bomb on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gods of Metal by Eric Schlosser
    Gods of Metal - by Eric Schlosser

    £1.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141982267 | ISBN 10: 0141982268

    'Sitting not far below my feet, there was a thermonuclear warhead about twenty times more powerful than the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima, all set and ready to go. The only sound was the sound of the wind.'   Seventy years after the bombing of ... more

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  • Cover image of book African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement by Vincent J. Intondi
    African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement - by Vincent J. Intondi

    £17.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780804792752 | ISBN 10: 0804792755

    Well before Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke out against nuclear weapons, African Americans were protesting the Bomb. Historians have generally ignored African Americans when studying the anti-nuclear movement, yet they were some of the first c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nuclear War and Enviromental Catastrophe by Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk
    Nuclear War and Enviromental Catastrophe - by Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781609804541 | ISBN 10: 1609804546

    “There are two problems for our species’ survival — nuclear war and environmental catastrophe," says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection since World War II.   While a nucle ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Doomsday Machine: The High Price of Nuclear Energy, the World
    The Doomsday Machine: The High Price of Nuclear Energy, the World's Most Dangerous Fuel - by Martin Cohen and Andrew McKillop

    £17.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780230338340 | ISBN 10: 0230338348

    Today, there are over 400 nuclear reactors in 31 countries, including France, Brazil, India, the UK, and Canada. Proponents claim that nuclear power is the only viable alternative to fossil fuels given rising energy consumption and the looming threat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Damned Fools in Utopia: And Other Writings on Anarchism and War Resistance by Nicolas Walter
    Damned Fools in Utopia: And Other Writings on Anarchism and War Resistance - by Nicolas Walter

    £20.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781604862225 | ISBN 10: 160486222x

    Nicolas Walter was the son of the neurologist, W. Grey Walter, and both his grandfathers had known Peter Kropotkin and Edward Carpenter. However, it was the twin jolts of Suez and the Hungarian Revolution while still a student, followed by participat ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret State: Preparing for the Worst 1945 - 2010 by Peter Hennessy
    The Secret State: Preparing for the Worst 1945 - 2010 - by Peter Hennessy

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141044699 | ISBN 10: 0141044691

    This updated edition of The Secret State revises Hennessy's picture of the Soviet threat that was presented to ministers from the last days of the Second World War to the 1960s. He maps the size and shape of the Cold War state built in response to th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deception: Pakistan, the United States and the Global Nuclear Weapons Conspiracy by Adrian Scott-Levy and Catherine Clark
    Deception: Pakistan, the United States and the Global Nuclear Weapons Conspiracy - by Adrian Scott-Levy and Catherine Clark

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843545354 | ISBN 10: 1843545357

    Deception reveals how Pakistan built a nuclear arsenal with US aid money and sold the technology to countries hostile to the West, while giving shelter to the resurgent Taliban and al-Qaeda.  It also reveals the much larger deception: how every Ameri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Empire and the Bomb: How the U.S. Uses Nuclear Weapons to Dominate the World by Joseph Gerson
    Empire and the Bomb: How the U.S. Uses Nuclear Weapons to Dominate the World - by Joseph Gerson

    £26.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780745324944 | ISBN 10: 0745324940

    The United States is the only country to have dropped the atomic bomb. Since the A-bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, every U.S. president has threatened nuclear war.  This concise history shows how the U.S. has used nuclear weapons to bolst ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer by Helen Caldicott
    Nuclear Power Is Not the Answer - by Helen Caldicott

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781595582133 | ISBN 10: 1595582134

    In a world torn apart by wars over oil, politicians have increasingly begun to look for alternative energy sources - and their leading choice is nuclear energy. Among the myths that have been spread over the years about nuclear-powered electricity ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whistleblowers and The Bomb: Vanunu, Israel and Nuclear Secrecy by Yoel Cohen
    Whistleblowers and The Bomb: Vanunu, Israel and Nuclear Secrecy - by Yoel Cohen

    £21.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780745324005 | ISBN 10: 0745324002

    Mordechai Vanunu, a technician working at a nuclear arms research project, revealed to the world in 1986 that Israel was secretly producing nuclear weapons. After his disclosure was published in the Sunday Times, Vanunu was kidnapped by Mossad, tried ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster by Svetlana Alexievich
    Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster - by Svetlana Alexievich

    £19.00   hardback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781564784018 | ISBN 10: 1564784010

    On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occured in Chernobyl and contaminated as much as three quarters of Europe. Although the Soviet government claims that only 31 people died as a result, the aftermath of the event is asto ... more

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  • Cover image of book Iran in Crisis? Nuclear Ambitions and the American Response by Roger Howard
    Iran in Crisis? Nuclear Ambitions and the American Response - by Roger Howard

    £17.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781842774755 | ISBN 10: 1842774751

    Is Iran at a crossroads? The recent US - led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought new opportunities and dangers that could conceivably either herald a new rapprochement between Tehran and Washington or else bring a sharp detorioration that might ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out of the Nuclear Shadow by Smitu Kothari and Zia Mian (Editors)
    Out of the Nuclear Shadow - by Smitu Kothari and Zia Mian (Editors)

    £21.95   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781842770597 | ISBN 10: 1842770594

    Outraged conscience, careful arguement, poetry, political analysis - gathered here is the diversity of voices, traditions, approaches, that are weaving themselves into an anti-nuclear and peace movement in India and Pakistan. In these essays, written ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Nukes: India, Pakistan and Global Nuclear Disarmament by Pratful Bidwai and Achin Vanaik
    New Nukes: India, Pakistan and Global Nuclear Disarmament - by Pratful Bidwai and Achin Vanaik

    £12.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781902669250 | ISBN 10: 1902669258

    The recent Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests brought nuclear proliferation and the terrible threat of nuclear war back to the world's centre stage. The south Asian nuclear moves have raised regional tensions, transformed Kashmir into a potentially n ... more

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  • Cover image of book When the Wind Blows by Raymond Briggs
    When the Wind Blows - by Raymond Briggs

    £8.99   paperback   (1986) - ISBN 13: 9780140094190 | ISBN 10: 0140094199

    Raymond Briggs's comic cartoon book depicts the effects of a nuclear attack on an elderly couple, in his usual touching, yet macabre way. ... more

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