Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Buy Now $3.00
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword or section
Like this
2Activity

Table Of Contents

Introduction
CHAPTER ONE War and Peace on the Great Lakes
CHAPTER TWO The Oregon Treaty
CHAPTER FOUR Eisenhower, Kennedy and The Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
CHAPTER FIVE The First Nuclear Weapon Free Zones
CHAPTER SEVEN The INF and Open Skies Treaties
P. 1
The Road to Peace: From the Disarming of the Great Lakes to the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

The Road to Peace: From the Disarming of the Great Lakes to the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

Ratings: (0)|Views: 168 |Likes:
Published by William Lambers
At a press conference President Eisenhower stated, "the concept of atomic war is too horrible for man to endure and to practice, and he must find some way out of it." In "The Road to Peace" read about President Eisenhower and President Kennedy’s pursuit of a nuclear test ban treaty, a first step in nuclear arms control with the Soviet Union. The attempt to control nuclear weaponry came at a time when the Soviet Union and the United States were engaged in the Cold War. Tensions were running high. A lesser-known arms control measure is also discussed in the book, how the Soviet Union and the United States actually agreed to ban nuclear weapons from at least one part of the globe in 1959. Also read how a diplomat from Mexico led the struggle to create a nuclear weapons free zone in Latin America in the aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis. "The Road to Peace" includes the struggles between America and Britain over the Great Lakes and the Oregon territory. The now peaceful border of the United States and Canada did not come about easily. Read about diplomatic initiatives after World War I when the great hope of mankind was an end to warfare. Also, there is a concluding section on the INF and Open Skies treaties. Featured in "The Road to Peace" are notable peace efforts by extraordinary statesmen who served in government here and abroad from 1812 to the 20th century. Lessons of diplomacy and cooperation between countries are applicable to today's conflicts.
At a press conference President Eisenhower stated, "the concept of atomic war is too horrible for man to endure and to practice, and he must find some way out of it." In "The Road to Peace" read about President Eisenhower and President Kennedy’s pursuit of a nuclear test ban treaty, a first step in nuclear arms control with the Soviet Union. The attempt to control nuclear weaponry came at a time when the Soviet Union and the United States were engaged in the Cold War. Tensions were running high. A lesser-known arms control measure is also discussed in the book, how the Soviet Union and the United States actually agreed to ban nuclear weapons from at least one part of the globe in 1959. Also read how a diplomat from Mexico led the struggle to create a nuclear weapons free zone in Latin America in the aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis. "The Road to Peace" includes the struggles between America and Britain over the Great Lakes and the Oregon territory. The now peaceful border of the United States and Canada did not come about easily. Read about diplomatic initiatives after World War I when the great hope of mankind was an end to warfare. Also, there is a concluding section on the INF and Open Skies treaties. Featured in "The Road to Peace" are notable peace efforts by extraordinary statesmen who served in government here and abroad from 1812 to the 20th century. Lessons of diplomacy and cooperation between countries are applicable to today's conflicts.

More info:

Published by: William Lambers on Nov 06, 2009
Copyright:Traditional Copyright: All rights reserved
List Price: $3.00 Buy Now

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
See more
See less

10/21/2011

$3.00

USD

pdf

You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 4 to 25 are not shown in this preview.
You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 29 to 44 are not shown in this preview.
You're Reading a Free Preview
Pages 48 to 95 are not shown in this preview.

Activity (2)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 thousand reads
1 hundred reads

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->