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Environmental Histories of the Cold War

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ISBN-10: 0521762448

ISBN-13: 9780521762441

Edition: 2010

Authors: J. R. McNeill, Corinna R. Unger, D.C.) Staff German Historical Institute (Washington

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List price: $87.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/30/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 376
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

J. R. McNeill is professor of history at Georgetown University. He is the author of "The Mountains of the Mediterranean World" & other works.

List of Figures
Contributors
Introduction: The Big Picture
Science and Planning
War on Nature as Part of the Cold War: The Strategic and Ideological Roots of Environmental Degradation in the Soviet Union
Creating Cold War Climates: The Laboratories of American Globalism
A Global Contamination Zone: Early Cold War Planning for Environmental Warfare
Environmental Diplomacy in the Cold War: Weather Control, the United States, and India, 1966-1967
Containing Communism by Impounding Rivers: American Strategic Interests and the Global Spread of High Dams in the Early Cold War
Geopolitics and the Environment
Environmental Impacts of Nuclear Testing in Remote Oceania, 1946-1996
A Curtain of Silence: Asia's Fauna in the Cold War
Against Protocol: Ecocide, D�tente, and the Question of Chemical Warfare in Vietnam, 1969-1975
Environmental Crisis and Soft Politics: D�tente and the Global Environment, 1968-1975
Environmentalisms
The New Ecology of Power: Julian and Aldous Huxley in the Cold War Era
Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing and the Debate on Risk Knowledge in Cold War America, 1945-1963
The Evolution of Environmental Problems and Environmental Policy in China: The Interaction of Internal and External Forces
Epilogue
The End of the Cold War: A Turning Point in Environmental History?
Index