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The Star Wars enigma [electronic resource] :behind the scenes of the Cold War race for missile defense / Nigel Hey.

By: Hey, Nigel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, c2006Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (xii, 275 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill., map.ISBN: 9781612343297 (electronic bk.); 1612343295 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Strategic Defense Initiative -- History | Ballistic missile defenses -- United States | Nuclear weapons -- Soviet Union | Cold War | Science and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989 | United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union | Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States | Strategic Defense Initiative | Verenigde Staten | Sovjet-Unie | Strategische Verteidigungsinitiative | Ost-West-Konflikt | USA | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Military Science | Cold War (1945-1989) | 1900 - 1999 | Ballistic missile defenses | International relations | Nuclear weapons | Political science | Science and state | Strategic Defense Initiative | Soviet Union | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | History.DDC classification: 358.1/74 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Shooting down nukes -- The Sputnik revolution -- Lasers versus missiles -- Reagan takes the reins -- Sci-fi weapons and strategic defense -- The presidential thunderbolt -- Shaping SDI -- A year to test nations -- Rescuing the infant SDI -- Ronnie, Maggie, and Mike -- Showdown at the chateau -- The beginning of the end -- The velvet revolution -- Bluff, fear, confusion, and hope.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-269) and index.

Shooting down nukes -- The Sputnik revolution -- Lasers versus missiles -- Reagan takes the reins -- Sci-fi weapons and strategic defense -- The presidential thunderbolt -- Shaping SDI -- A year to test nations -- Rescuing the infant SDI -- Ronnie, Maggie, and Mike -- Showdown at the chateau -- The beginning of the end -- The velvet revolution -- Bluff, fear, confusion, and hope.

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