Book ID: CBB550341529

The Nuclear Crisis: The Arms Race, Cold War Anxiety, and the German Peace Movement of the 1980s (2016)

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Christoph Becker-Schaum (Editor)
Gassert, Philipp (Editor)
Martin Klimke (Editor)
Mausbach, Wilfried (Editor)


Berghahn Books


Publication Date: 2016
Physical Details: 626
Language: English

In 1983, more than one million Germans joined together to protest NATO’s deployment of nuclear missiles in Europe. International media overflowed with images of marches, rallies, and human chains as protesters blockaded depots and agitated for disarmament. Though they failed to halt the deployment, the episode was a decisive one for German society, revealing deep divisions in the nation’s political culture while continuing to mobilize activists. This volume provides a comprehensive reference work on the “Euromissiles” crisis as experienced by its various protagonists, analyzing NATO’s diplomatic and military maneuvering and tracing the political, cultural, and moral discourses that surrounded the missiles’ deployment in East and West Germany.

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Authors & Contributors
Gordin, Michael D.
Grunden, Walter E.
Siddiqi, Asif A.
Roland, Alex
Badash, Lawrence
Heefner, Gretchen
Journals
Technology and Culture
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Western Historical Quarterly
History and Technology
Contemporary European History
Metascience: An International Review Journal for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science
Publishers
Cornell University Press
University Press of Kansas
MIT Press
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Random House
Stanford University Press
Concepts
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Cold War
Missiles
Arms race
Technology and war; technology and the military
Science and war; science and the military
People
Truman, Harry S.
Stalin, Joseph
Schriever, Bernard A.
Nixon, Richard M.
Churchill, Winston
Time Periods
20th century, late
20th century, early
20th century
21st century
Places
United States
Soviet Union
Germany
Great Britain
Europe
Japan
Institutions
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
United States Air Force
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