Red cloth with silver titles. Wear to spine ends and minor bumps to corners. Bookplate on ffep and extremely minor penciling to text (only a few pages). Binding solid. 288 pp., examinations specifically on Sweden and Yugoslovia. 2 maps at rear. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: This is a revised and enlarged 2nd edition, which covers the question of defence policies based on the idea, not of long-distance retaliation, but of making a country hard to conquer. It attempts to outline an alternative to the heavy reliance on nuclear deterrence of some countries today. It traces the origins of the idea of territorial defence and its current part in the defence plans of many countries from China to Switzerland. The extent to which such policies can be considered "manifestly defensive"is considered; so are the implications of industrialization and of new precision-guided weapons. As opposed to the debate about defence, cast in terms of unilateral versus multilateral disarmament; or membership versus non-membership of NATO, this book suggests that the debate might focus less on these issues than on one which is more fundamental and also more practical: what kind of defence policy can states or alliances pursue, which give them some control over their destiny, which can command public support and which is compatible with the goal of peace?
Title: Nations in Arms: The Theory and Practice of ...
Publisher: Praeger Publishers
Publication Date: 1976
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good Minus
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Published for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Praeger, U.S.A., 1976. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Ex-library But only marks stickers inside & back covers, Book is tight & clean/unmarked text, barely opened & a very nice book !. Seller Inventory # 036070
Book Description Published for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Praeger Publishers, New York, Etc., 1976. 288p., original purple cloth, two pages with a very slight bit of red ink annotation (Praeger special studies in internatitonal politics and government. Seller Inventory # 038752
Book Description Praeger, 1976., 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 288p. Maps. Red cloth. Examines Sweden & Yugoslavia. Owner's emboss. Near Fine copy. Seller Inventory # 58-1115
Book Description Published for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Praeger, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0275231704