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Nuclear Textbooks

Wolfson, Richard, Nuclear Choices: A Citizen's Guide to Nuclear Technology , 2nd ed. (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1993).

The Legacy of Hiroshima: Its Past, Our Future by Naomi Shohno, Tomoko Nakamura (Translator), Jeffrey Hunter (Designer) (1986)

Porro, Jeffrey et al., eds., The Nuclear Age Reader (McGraw Hill, 1988).

Cantelon, Philip L. et al., eds., The American Atom: A Documentary History of Nuclear Policies from the Discovery of Fission to the Present, 2nd ed. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992).

Books on Nuclear Waste Disposal

Albright, David, Frans Berkhout and William Walker, Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium, 1996: World Inventories, Capabilities, and Policies , (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997).

Albright, David, Frans Berkhout and William Walker, World Inventory of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium , (Oxford University Press, Oxford England, 1993).

Aubrey, Crispin, THORP: The Whitehall Nightmare , (J. Carpenter Pub., Oxford, 1993).

Cassidy, Nick, and Patrick Green Sellafield: The Contaminated Legacy , (Friends of the Earth, London, 1993).

Nuclear Energy Agency, Management of Separated Plutonium: the Technical Options , (Nuclear Energy Agency, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, 1997). 

Niksch, Larry A. and Zachary Davis, North Korean Nuclear Controversy: Defining Treaties, Agreements, and Terms , (Congressional Research Service, Washington, D.C., 1994).

Frank Barnaby, ed., Plutonium and Security: The Military Aspects of the Plutonium Economy , (St. Martin's Press, New York, 1992).

Robinson, Marilynne, Mother Country , (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 1989).

Wolff, Jean-Marc, Eurochemic 1956-1990: Thirty-five Years of International Co-operation in the field of Nuclear Engineering : the Chemical Processing of Irradiated Fuels and the Management of Radioactive Wastes , (Nuclear Energy Agency, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, 1996).

Books on Russia and Nuclear Proliferation

Aleksei G. Arbatov, Karl Kaiser, and Robert Levgold, Russia and the West:  The 21st Century Security Environment , vol. 1of: Eurasia in the 21st Century, the Total Security Environment (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1999).

John C. Baker, Non-Proliferation Incentives for Russia and Ukraine , Adelphi Papers, no. 309 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997).

Gary K. Bertsch, Suzette Grillot, and Sam Nunn, Arms on the Market: Reducing the Risk of Proliferation in the Former Soviet Union (New York: Routledge, 1998).

Bruce G. Blair, Global Zero Alert for Nuclear Forces (New York: Brookings Institute, 1995).

Steve Boilard, Russia at the Twenty-First Century: Politics and Social Changes in the Post-Soviet Era (Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1997).

Russel J. Dalton et al., Critical Masses: Citizens, Weapon Production, and environmental Destruction in the United States and Russia (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2000).

Robert E. Ebel et al., Disposing of Weapons-Grade Plutonium (Washington, D.C.: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1998).

George H. Quester, The Nuclear Challenge in Russia and the New States of Eurasia , vol. 6 of: The International Politics of Eurasia (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1995).

Jeffrey L. Roberg, Soviet Science Under Control: The Struggle for Influence (New York: St. Martin's, 1998).

Richard Sakwa, Russian Politics and Society , 2nd ed. (New York: Routledge, 1996).

Ronald G. Suny, The Soviet Experiment : Russia, the USSR, and the Successor States (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998).

Daniel Treisman, After the Deluge: Regional Crises and Political Consolidation in Russia (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1999).

Boris Yeltsin, The Struggle for Russia (New York: Random, 1994).

Books on Nuclear Weapons Proliferation

Bunn, George, and Roland M. Timerbaev, Nuclear Verification Under the NPT: What Should it Cover, How Far May it Go? (Mountbatten Centre for International Studies, University of Southampton, Southampton [on behalf of the Programme for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation], 1994).

Bunn, George, Extending the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Legal Questions Faced by the Parties in 1995 , (American Society of International Law, Washington, D.C., 1994).

Kuntzel, Matthias, Bonn & the Bomb: German Politics and the Nuclear Option , (Pluto Press, Boulder, Colo. 1995).

Niksch, Larry A., and Zachary Davis, North Korean Nuclear Controversy: Defining Treaties, Agreements, and Terms , (Congressional Research Service, Washington, D.C., 1994).

Pilat, Joseph F. and Robert E.Pendley, eds., 1995, A new Beginning for the NPT? , (Plenum Press, New York, c1995).

Rhinelander, John B. and Adam M. Scheinman, eds., At the Nuclear Crossroads: Choices About Nuclear Weapons and Extension of the Non-Proliferation Treaty , (Lawyers Alliance for World Security, Washington, D.C., 1995).

Scott, Gavin, How to get Rid of the Bomb: A Peace Action Handbook , (Fontana Paperbacks, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1982).

Simpson, John and Darryl Howlett. eds., The Future of the Non-Proliferation Treaty , (St. Martin's Press, New York, 1995).

Taylor, Terence, Escaping the Prison of the Past: Rethinking Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Measures , (Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1996).

Books on India and Pakistan

George Perkovich, India's Nuclear Bomb: Exploding Illusions of the Nuclear Age, 1948-1998 (Berkely: University of California Press, 1999).

Devin T. Hagerty, The Consequences of Nuclear Proliferation: Lessons from South Asia (1998)

Robert G. Wirsing, India, Pakistan, and the Kashmir Dispute: On Regional Conflict and Its Resolution

Stephen I. Schwartz, ed., Atomic Audit: The Costs and Consequences of U. S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940 (Washington: Brookings, 1998)

Selig S. Harrison, Paul H. Kreisberg, and Dennis Kux, eds., India and Pakistan: The First Fifty Years (Woodrow Wilson Center Series)

Robert J. McMahon, The Cold War on the Periphery: The United States, India, and Pakistan (1994/6)

The Making of the Indian Atomic Bomb : Science, Secrecy and the Postcolonial State by Itty Abraham

Readings on the Enola Gay Exhibit Controversy

Books | Journals | Magazines | Op-Ed

Books on the Enola Gay Exhibit Controversy

Alperovitz, Gar. The Decision to Use The Atomic Bomb, And The Architechture of An American Myth. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1995.

Alperovitz, Gar. Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam, expanded and updated. New York: Penguin, 1985.

Bernstein, Barton J. ed. The Atomic Bomb: The Critical Issues. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1976.

Bird, Kai. Chapter 12. "Hiroshima" The Chairman: John J. McCloy, the Making of the American Establishment. New York: Simon Schuster, 1992.

Boyer, Paul. By the Bomb's Early Light. New York: Pantheon, 1985.

Braw, Monica. The Atomic Bomb Suppressed: American Censorship in Occupied Japan. Armonk. New York: M.E. Sharpe. 1991.

Bundy, McGeorge. Danger and Survival: Choices about the Bomb in the First Fifty Years. New York: Random House. 1988.

Dower, John. War Without Mercy: Race & Power in the Pacific War. New York: Pantheon, 1986.

Drea, Edward J. MacArthur's Ultra: Codebreaking and the War Against Japan. 1942-1945. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1992.

Eisenhower, Dwight D. The White House Years: Mandate for Change, 1953-1956. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1963.

Feifer, George. Tennozan: The Battle of Okinawa and the Atomic Bomb. New York: Ticknor & Fields,1992.

Feis, Herbert. The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II. Princeton University Press, 1966.

Ferrell, Robert H. Harry S. Truman: A Life. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1994.

Fussell, Paul. Chapter 1, "Thank God for the Atomic Bomb", Thank God for the Atom Bomb and Other Essays. New York 1988.

Giovannitti, Len and Fred Freed. The Decision to Drop the Bomb. New York: Coward-McCann, 1965.

Hershberg, James G. James B. Conant: Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making of the Nuclear Age. Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. 

Herken, Gregg. The Winning Weapon: The Atomic Bomb in the Cold War. 1945-50. New York: Alfred Knopf: Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1981 and 1988 (new preface).

Hersey, John. Hiroshima. New York: Vintage Books. 1946. 1985.

Holloway, David. Stalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, 1939-1956. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994.

Jones, Vincent C. Manhattan, the Army and the Atomic Bomb Washington, DC: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1985.

Lanouette, William with Bela Szilard. Genius in the Shadows: Biography or Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb. New York: Charles Schribner's Sons, 1992.

Leahy William. I Was There: The Personal Story of the Chief of Staff to Presidents Roosevelt and Truman, based on His Notes and Diaries Made at the Time. New York: Whittlesey House, 1950.

Leffler, Melvyn P. A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1992.

Linenthal, Edward Tabor. Chapter 5. "Pearl Harbor", Sacred Ground: Americans and their Battlefield. Urbana: University Press, 1993. 2nd ed.

McCullough, David. Truman. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.

Messer, Robert L. The End of an Alliance: James F. Byrnes, Roosevelt, Truman and the Origins of the Cold War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1982.

Muresianu, John. War of ideas: American Intellectuals and the World Crisis. 1938-1945. New York: Garland, 1988.

Novick, Peter. That Noble Dream: The "objectivity question" and the American Historical Profession. Cambridge University Press, 1988.

Piehler. G. Kurt. Remembering War the American Way. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian, Forthcoming in 1995.

Rhodes, Richard. The Making of the Atomic Bomb. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986.

Robertson, David. Sly and Able: A Political Biography of James F. Byrnes. New York: W.W. Norton, 1994.

Shaheen, Jack G. and Richard Taylor. Chapter 1. "The Beginning or the End." in Nuclear War Films, ed. Jack Shaheen. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press. 3-10, 1978.

Sherry. Michael. The Rise of American Air Power: The Creation of Armageddon. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987.

Sherwin, Martin. A World Destroyed: The Atomic Bomb and the Grand Alliance, rev. ed. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1987.

Sigal, Leon. Fighting to a Finish. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988.

Skates, John Ray. The Invasion of Japan: Alternative to the Bomb. Columbia SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1994.

Spector, Ronald H. Eagle. Against the Sun: The American War with Japan. New York: Vintage. 1985.

Stoff, Michael. Jonathan Fanton, and R. Hal Williams. The Manhattan Project: A Documentary Introduction to the Atomic Age. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1991. 

Weart, Spencer. Nuclear fear: A History of Images. Cambridge. Harvard University Press, 1988.

Winkler, Allan. Life Under a Cloud: American Anxiety about the Atom. New York: Oxford, 1993.

Journals on the Enola Gay Exhibit Controversy

*Alperovitz, Gar. "Why the United States Dropped the Bomb." Technology Review, (August/September), 1990.

, and Kai Bird. "The Centrality of the Bomb." Foreign Policy No. 94 (Spring), 1994.

,and Robert Messer. "Marshall, Truman, and the Decision to Drop the Bomb." International Security 16 (Winter), 1991/92.

* Bernstein, Barton J. "Seizing the Contested Terrain of Early Nuclear History: Stimson, Conant, and their Allies Explain the Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb." Diplomatic History 17 (Winter): 35-72, 1993.

"The Atomic Bombings Reconsidered." Foreign Affairs; 74 (January/February): 135-152, 1995.

"A Postwar Myth: 500,000 U.S. Lives Saved." Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 42 (June/July): 38-40, 1986.

"Truman at Potsdam: His Secret Diary." Foreign Service Journal 36 (July/August): 29-33, 36, 1980.

Boller, Paul F. Jr. "Hiroshima and the American Left." International Social Science Review 57 (Winter), 1982.

Capaccio, Tony. "Truman Author Errs On Japan Invasion Casualty Memo." Defense Week 15 (October 11): 8-9, 1946.

Cousins, Norman. "The Literacy of Survival." The Saturday Review of Literature 14 (September 14): 14, 1946.

Gilbert, James. "Memorializing the Bomb." Radical History Review 34 (January): 101-106, 1986.

Goldberg, Stanley. "Groves Takes the Reins." The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (December): 34-35, 1992.

Hales, Peter. "The Atomic Sublime." American Studies 32 (Spring): 5-31, 1991.

Hikins, James. "The Rhetoric of 'unconditional surrender' and the Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb." Quarterly Journal of Speech 69 (November): 379-400, 1983.

Linenthal, Edward Tabor, Shaping a Heroic Presence: Iwo Jima in American Memory." Reviews in American History 21: 8-12, 1993.

MacDonald, Dwight. "The Bomb." Politics 2 (September): 257-260, 1945.

Messer. Robert L. "New Evidence on Truman's Decision." The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 41 (August): 50-56, 1985.

Reingold, Nathan. "Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Meets the Atom Bomb." In Expository Science: Forms and Functions of Popularization, ed. Terry Shinn and Richard Whitley. Sociology of the Sciences 9: 229-245, 1985.

Sigal, Leon. "Bureaucratic Politics & Tactical Use of Comittees: The Interim Committee & the Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb." Polity 10 (Spring): 326-364, 1978.

Walker, J. Samuel. "The Decision to Use the Bomb: A Historiographical Update." Diplomatic History 14 (No. 1), 1990.

Yavenditti, Michael J. "The American People and the use of Atomic Bombs on Japan: The 1940s." Historian 36 (February), 1974.

"John Hersey and the American Conscience: The Reception of 'Hiroshima'." Pacific Historical Review 43 (February), 1974.

"Atomic Scientists and Hollywood: The Beginning or the End?" Film & History 8 (No. 4), 1978.

Winnacker, Rudolph A. "The Debate about Hiroshima." Military Affairs 11 (Spring): 25-30, 1947.

Zacharias, Ellis M. "We Did Not Need to Drop the A-Bomb." Look (May 23): 29-35, 1950.

Magazines on the Enola Gay Exhibit Controversy

Alperovitz, Gar. "Was Hiroshima Needed to end the War?" The Christian Science Monitor (August 6, 1992).

"The Hiroshima Decision: A Moral Reassessment." Christianity and Crisis (February 3, 1992).

Bird, Kai. "Silencing History." The Nation. (February 20, 1995): 224.

Boyer, Paul. "The Cloud Over the Culture." New Republic (August 12 & 19): 26-31, 1985. 

Dichtl, John R. "A Chronology of the Smithsonian's 'Last Act'". Organization of American Historians Newsletter 22 (November): 9-10, 1994.

Arnita Jones and Page Miller. Enola Gay Controversy Continues". O. Organization of American Historians Newsletter (February): 1995.

Gallup. George, Jr. and Frank Newport. "Only Half of .Americans Now Approve of the Atom Bombing of Japan." Gallup Poll Monthly No. 299 (August), 1990.

Lanouette, William. "Why we Dropped the Bomb." Civilization (January/February): 28-39, 1985.

Leo, Vincent. "The Mushroom Cloud Photograph: From Fact to Symbol." Afterimage 13 (Summer): 6-12, 1985.

Stimson, Henry L. "The Bomb and the Opportunity." Harper's 192 (March): 204, 1946.

Op-Ed Articles and Editorials on the Enola Gay Exhibit Controversy

Alperovitz, Gar. "Beyond the Smithsonian Flap: Historians' New Consensus." The Washington Post, October 16, 1994., '"Enola Gay: A New Consensus..." The Washington Post, February 4, 1995.

Bernstein, Barton. "Hiroshima Rewritten." The New York Times, January 31, 1995.

Bird. Kai. "The Curators Cave In." The New York Times, October 9, 1994. 

Coy, Patrick G. "Don't Mark War Anniversary With Stamp Backing Big Lie." The Washington Post, January 19, 1995.

Editorial. "The Smithsonian and the Bomb." The New York Times, September 5, 1994.

Editorial. "The Smithsonian Changes Course." The Washington Post, February 1, 1995.

Editorial. "The Trend of History." The Wall Street Journal, January 31, 1995.

Harwit, Martin. "The Enola Gay: A Nation's and a Museum's Dilemma." The Washington Post, August 7, 1994. C1.

Kifner, John. "Hiroshima Controversy that Refuses to Die." The New York Times, January 31, 1995.

Krauthammer, Charles. "World War II. Revised." The Washington Post, August 19, 1994. A27.

McCarthy, Colman. "Heeding All the Lessons of Hiroshima." The Washington Post, September 20, 1994. D21.

Mitchell, Greg. "A War Anniversary Hard to Celebrate." The Los Angeles Times, August 3, 1994.

Neier, Aryeh. "Watching Rights." The Nation. October 17, 1994.

Newman, Robert "What New Consensus?" The Washington Post, November 30, 1994.

Roberts, Chalmers. "Our Boys or the Bomb?" The Washington Post, October 16, 1994.

Yardley, Jonathan. "Dropping a Bomb of an Idea." The Washington Post, October 10, 1994.

Yoder, Edwin M. " ...or Hiroshima Cult. " The Washington Post, February 4, 1995.

Books on Ethics, Nuclear Weapons and Warfare

The following books deal with fundamental questions about the ethics and morality of nuclear deterrence, atomic weapons, nuclear warfare, just war, and more. Books may be reviewed or purchased by clicking on the bookcover or the links.

Adensy, Bernard T., Just War, Political Realism, and Faith (Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow, 1988).

Atom in Religion & Philosophy, narrated by Manly P. Hall, ed. by Philosophical Research Society (1993). (Audio Cassette)

Bailey, Alison, Jeanine Czubaroff, and Robert Ginsberg, Posterity and Strategic Policy: A Moral Assessment of Nuclear Policy Options (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989).

Bailey, Sydney Dawson, War and Conscience in the Nuclear Age (New York: St. Martins, 1988).

Barkenbus, Jack N., ed., Ethics, Nuclear Deterrence, and War (New York: Paragon, 1992).

Bauckham, Richard J. and R. John Elford, eds., The Nuclear Weapons Debate: Theological and Ethical Issues [London: SCM, 1989] (Trinity, 1990).

Beckman, Peter R. et al., The Nuclear Predicament: An Introduction (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1989).

Bridger, Francis, Cross and the Bomb: Christian Ethics and Nuclear Debate (Morehouse, 1985).

Child, James E., ed., Nuclear War: The Moral Dimension (Transaction, 1986).

Christopher, Paul, The Ethics of War and Peace: An Introduction to Legal and Moral Issues , 2nd ed. (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1998).

Cohen, Avner and Steven Lee., eds., Nuclear Weapons and the Future of Humanity: The Fundamental Questions (Rowman & Littlefiled, 1986).

Dunne, Timothy and Nicholas J. Wheeler, eds., Human Rights in Global Politics (Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge University Pess, 1999).

Eatherly, Claude, Burning Conscience: The Case of the Hiroshima Pilot (New York: Paragon, 1989).

Ethics and International Affairs: A Reader , 2nd. ed. (Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Council on Ethics and International affairs, 1999).

Fasching, Darrell J., The Ethical Challenge of Auschwitz and Hiroshima: Apocalypse or Utopia? (Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 1993).

Fischer, Dietrich, Wilhelm Nolte, and Jan Oberg, Winning Peace: Strategies and Ethics for a Nuclear-Free World (Crane Russak, 1989).

Fowler, Corbin, The Logic of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy: A Philosophical Analysis (Edwin Millen, 1987).

Groarke, Leo, and Michael Allen Fox, eds., Nuclear War: Philosophical Perspectives: An Anthology (New York: Peter Lang, 1985).

Gerson, Joseph, With Hiroshima Eyes: Atomic War, Nuclear Extortion, and Moral Imagination (New Society, 1995).

Hardin, Russell, John J. Mearsheimer, and Robert E. Goodin, eds., Nuclear Deterrence: Ethics and Strategy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985).

Internatonal Ethics in the Nuclear Age

Kegley, Jr., Charles W. and Kenneth L. Schwab, eds., After the Cold War: Questioning the Morality of Nuclear Deterrence (Boulder: Westview, 1991).

Kunkel, Joseph C. and Kenneth H. Klein, eds., In the Interest of Peace: A Spectrum of Philosophical Views (Wakefield, N.H.: Longwood Academic, 1990).

Kunkel, Joseph C. and Kenneth H. Klein, eds., Issues in War and Peace: Philosophical Inquiries , (Wolfeboro, N.H.: Longwood Academic, 1989).

Lackey, Douglas P., Moral Principles and Nuclear Weapons (Rowman& Littlefield, 1984).

Landes, Daniel, ed., Confronting Omnicide: Jewish Reflections on Weapons of Mass Destruction (Northvale, N.J.: J. Aronson, 1991).

Lee, Steven P., Morality, Prudence, and Nuclear Weapons (Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge University Press, 1996).

Lefever, Ernest W. and E. Stephen Hunt, eds., Apocalyptic Premise: Nuclear Arms Debated

Lifton, Robert Jay and Richard Falk, Indefensible Weapons: The Political and Psychological Case Against Nuclearism (New York: Basic, 1991).

Maddox, Robert James, Weapons for Victory: The Hiroshima Decision Fifty Years Later (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1995).

Martino, Joseph Paul and Edward Rowny, A Fighting Chance: The Moral Use of Nuclear Weapons (San Francisco: Ignatius, 1988).

Norman, Edward R. and English Raymond, eds., Ethics and Nuclear Arms: European and American Perspectives (Ethics and Public Policy Center, 1985).

Nye, Joseph S., Jr., Nuclear Ethics (New York: Free, 1988).

O'Donovan, Oliver, Peace and Certainty: A Theological Essay on Deterrence (Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans, 1989).

Palmer-Fernandez, Gabriel, Deterrence and the Crisis in Moral Theory: An Analysis of the Moral Literature on the Nuclear Arms Debate (New York: Peter Lang, 1996).

Ruston, Roger, A Say in the End of the World: Morals and British Nuclear Weapons Policy, 1941-1987 (New York: Clarendon; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989).

Schweitzer, Albert, On Nuclear War and Peace (Elgin, Ill.: Brethren Press, 1988).

Shrader-Frechette, Kristin, ed., Nuclear Energy and Ethics (World Council of Churches, 1991).

Shue, Henry, Basic Rights: Subsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy , 2nd ed. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996).

Shue, Henry, Nuclear Deterrence and Moral Restraint: Critical Choices for American Strategy (Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge University Press, 1989).

Sichol, Marcia, The Making of a Nuclear Peace: The Task of Today's Just War Theorists (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 1990).

Solomon, J. Fisher, Discourse and Reference in the Nuclear Age (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988).

Velasquez, Manuel and Cynthia Rostankowski, Ethics: Theory and Practice (Prentice-Hall, 1985); including the following articles: Connery, John R., "Morality of Nuclear Armament," Ford, John C., "The Hydrogen Bombing of Cities," Lackey, Douglas P., "Ethics and Nuclear Deterrence," Morris, Christopher W., "The Ethics of Nuclear Deterrence: A Contractarian Account," and Velasquez, Manuel, "The Morality of Using Nuclear Weapons."

Walters, Gregory J., Karl Jaspers and the Role of "Conversion" in the Nuclear Age (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1988).

Walters, James W., ed., War No More? Options in Nuclear Ethics (Minneapolis, Minn.: Fortress, 1989).

Weinberger, David, Nuclear Dialogues (New York: Peter Lang, 1987).

Walzer, Michael, Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument With Historical Illustrations , 2nd ed. (New York: Basic, 1992).

Whitmore, Todd, ed., Ethics in the Nuclear Age: Strategy, Religious Studies, and the Churches (Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1989).

Books on International Criminal Law and ICC

Beigbeder, Yves, Judging War Criminals: The Politics of International Justice , by Yves Beigbeder, Theo Van Boven (New York: St. Martin's, 1999).

Nuclear Weapons and the World Court by Ved P. Nanda, David Krieger. Transnational Pub, 1998.

Substantive and Procedural Aspects of International Criminal Law: The Experience of International and National Courts by Gabrielle Kirk McDonald. Kluwer Law International, June 1999

Defining International Aggression: The Search for World Peace ; A Documentary History and Analysis. By Benjamin B. Ferencz. Oceana Publications, 1975.

An International Criminal Court, a Step Toward World Peace : A Documentary History and Analysis. By Benjamin B. Ferencz. Oceana Publications, 1980.

Planethood: The Key to Your Future . By Benjamin Ferencz. Love Line Books, March 1991.

An Insider's Guide to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia : A Documentary History and Analysis , by Virginia Morris, Michael P. Scharf. Transnational Publisher, 1995.

Making Justice Work: The Report of the Century Foundation/Twentieth Century Fund Task Force on Apprehending Indicated War Criminals , by Marshall Freeman Harris, R. Bruce Hitchner, Michael P. Scharf, Diane Orentlicher. Twentieth Century Fund, July 1998.

Balkan Justice: The Story Behind the First International War Crimes Trial Since Nuremberg , by Michael P. Scharf. Carolina Academic Press, June 1997.

The Prosecution of International Crimes , by Roger Stenson Clark. CUPR Press, July 1996.

Prosecuting War Crimes and Genocide: The Twentieth-Century Experience , by Howard Ball. University Press of Kansas, October 1999.

Books on International Law and Nuclear Weapons

Beigbeder, Yves, Judging War Criminals: The Politics of International Justice, by Yves Beigbeder, Theo Van Boven (New York: St. Martin's, 1999).

Burroughs, John, The legality of threat or use of nuclear weapons: a guide to the historic opinion of the international Court of Justice, (Münster, List, 1997).

Canadian Council on International Law and The Markland Group, eds., Treaty compliance: some concerns and remedies, (Kluwer Law International, Boston 1998).

Delf, George, Humanizing hell! The law v. nuclear weapons, (H. Hamilton, London, 1985).

Dewar, John, [et al.], ed., Nuclear weapons, the peace movement, and the law, (Macmillan, 1986).

Evan, William M., and Ved P. Nanda, eds., Nuclear proliferation and the legality of nuclear weapons, (University Press of America, Lanham, MD, 1995).

Ginger, Ann Fagan, ed., Nuclear weapons are illegal: the historic opinion of the World Court and how it will be enforced, (Apex Press, New York, 1998).

Manson, Robert, The Pax Legalis papers: nuclear conspiracy and the law, (Jon Carpenter in association with the Institute for Law and Peace, Oxford 1995).

May, Michael M., Strategic arms technology and doctrine under arms limitation agreements, (Princeton University, NJ, 1972).

McCormack, Timothy L. H., Self-defense in international law: the Israeli raid on the Iraqi nuclear reactor, (St. Martin's Press, New York, 1996).

Meyrowitz, Elliott L., Prohibition of nuclear weapons: the relevance of international law, (Transnational Publishers, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., 1990).

Miller, Arthur Selwyn and Martin Feinrider, eds., Nuclear weapons and law, (Greenwood Press, Conn., 1984).

Nanda, Ved P. and David Krieger, Nuclear weapons and the World Court, (Transnational, Ardsley, NY, 1998).

Pogany, Istvan, ed., Nuclear weapons and international law,(St. Martin's Press, New York 1987).

Singh, Nagendra, and Edward McWhinney, Nuclear weapons and contemporary international law, (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989).

Strickland, Donald A., Scientists in politics; the Atomic Scientists Movement, 1945-46,(Purdue University Studies, Lafayette, IN,1968).

Weeramantry, C. G., Nuclear weapons and scientific responsibility, (Longwood Academic, Wolfeboro, NH, 1987).

Clearwater, John

John Clearwater, Johnson, McNamara and the Birth of SALT and the ABM Treaty, 1963-1969 (Dissertation Press. Florida, 1999)

Canadian Nuclear Weapons: The Untold Story (Toronto, Canada: Dundurn, 1998).

U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Canada (Toronto, Canada: Dundurn, October 1999).

Falk, Richard

Global Shock Waves : The Persistence of Terror, Terrorists and Terror-States (Interlink Publication Group, 1999).

Law in an Emerging Global Village : A Post-Westphalian Perspective (Transnational, 1998).

Indefensible Weapons: The Political and Psychological Case Against Nuclearism by Robert Jay Lifton, Richard Falk (House of Anansi, 1998).

Taking Suffering Seriously: The Importance of Collective Human Rights , by William F. Felice, Richard Falk (SUNY Press, 1996).

On Humane Governance: Toward a New Global Politics: The World Order Models Project Report of the Global Civilization Initiative (Pennsylvania University Press, 1995).

International Law and World Order : A Problem-Oriented Coursebook ed. by Burns H. Weston, Richard A. Falk, Hilary Charlesworth, 3rd ed. (West/Wadsworth, 1997).

Sherwin, Martin J.

Sherwin, Martin J., A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and the Origins of the Arms Race (New York: Vintage, 1987).

Sherwin, Martin J., A World Destroyed: The Atomic Bomb and the Grand Alliance (New York: Alfred Knopf, 1975).


Igor Kurchatov: The Making of the Atomic Bomb, Tufts University 1998.

Hiroshima at Fifty: Politics, History and Culture, Trinity College of Vermont, Burlington, Vt., 1995 (105 min.)

The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Debate, Tufts University; Moscow State University; Moscow-Boston Space Bridge, 1989; The Global Classroom Series, no. 4 (120 min).

Wallace, MIchael C.

"Preventing Accidental Nuclear War: Risks and Remedies in a Post-Cold War World" Disarmament, (1991).

"Political Rhetoric of Leaders Under Stress in the Gulf War" Journal of Conflict Resolution , (1993).

"Submarine Proliferation and Regional Conflict" Journal of Peace Research , (1995).

"New Powers, Old Patterns: The Dangers of the Naval Buildup in the Asia Pacific Region" Working Paper #9, UBC, Institute of International Relations, (1995).

"Failed Leader or Successful Peacemaker? Crisis, Behavior, and the Cognitive Processes of Mikhail Gorbachev" Journal of Political Psychology , (1996).

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