Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race

Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race

Richard Rhodes


Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Richard Rhodes grants a riveting account of the nuclear hands race and the chilly conflict.

In the Reagan-Gorbachev period, the us and the Soviet Union got here inside of mins of nuclear struggle, till Gorbachev boldly introduced a crusade to put off nuclear guns, environment the degree for the 1986 Reykjavik summit and the significant occasions that undefined. during this exciting, authoritative narrative, Richard Rhodes attracts on own interviews with either Soviet and U.S. contributors and a wealth of latest documentation to resolve the compelling, surprising tale in the back of this huge time in human history—its beginnings, its approximately chilling outcomes, and its results on worldwide politics this present day.

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