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The Missile Next Door: The Minuteman in the American Heartland

Gretchen Heefner
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780674059115 (hbk.), 0674059115 (hbk.)
Contents
  • Introduction: A strange new landscape
  • Ace in the hole
  • Selling deterrence
  • The mapmakers
  • Cold War on the range
  • Nuclear heartland
  • The radical plains
  • Dismantling the Cold War
  • Conclusion: Missiles and memory.
Description
294 p., [18] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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