Peace And Disarmament: Naval Rivalry and Arms Control, 1922-1933
Arms control remains a major international issue as the twentieth century closes, but it is hardly a new concern. The effort to limit military power has enjoyed recurring support since shortly after World War I, when the United States, Britain, and Japan sought naval arms control as a means to insure stability in the Far East, contain naval expenditure, and prevent another world cataclysm.Richard Fanning examines the efforts of American, British, and Japanese leaders― political, military, and social―to reach agreement on naval limitation between 1922 and the mid-1930s, with focus on the years 1927-30, when political leaders, statesmen, na...
Use And Misuse Of Science And Technology
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