Paper $45.00 ISBN: 9780745309477 Published January 1995 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $64.00 ISBN: 9780745309484 Published January 1995 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada

Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam

Gar Alperovitz

Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam

Gar Alperovitz

Distributed for Pluto Press

414 pages | 5.90551 x 9.05512
Paper $45.00 ISBN: 9780745309477 Published January 1995 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $64.00 ISBN: 9780745309484 Published January 1995 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Contents
Author's Note
Acknowledgments
Introduction to the 1985 edition The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagaski
Preface

Chapter I The Strategy of an Immediate Showdown
Chapter II The Strategy of a Delayed Showdown
Chapter III The Decision to Postpone a Confrontation with Stalin
Chapter IV The Far East and Two Faces of the Strategy of Delay
Chapter V The Tactics of the Potsdam Conference (I)
Chapter VI The Tactics of the Potsdam Conference (II)
Chapter VII American Diplomacy Takes the Offensive
Chapter VIII Conclusions

Appendix I A Note on the Historical Debate Over Questions Concerning Truman's 1945 Strategy of Delay
Appendix II Excerpts from a 1946 U.S. Intelligence Report
Appendix III Stimson's Unsuccessful Attempt to Change the Strategy of Delay Before Leaving Office
Appendix IV "Atomic Warfare and the Christian Faith": A Report from the Federal Council of Churches, 1946
Appendix V Excerpts from "The Challenge of Peace": National Conference of Catholic Bishops' Pastoral Letter on War and Peace, 1983

Bibliography of Important Sources
Notes
Index
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