Wilson and the Bomb: The politics and economics of British nuclear diplomacy 1964-1970

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dc.contributor.advisor Scott, Len
dc.contributor.advisor Priest, Andrew
dc.contributor.author Gill, David James
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-20T12:57:40Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-20T12:57:40Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/7174
dc.description.abstract This thesis explores the British government’s approach to international negotiations concerning nuclear weapons during Harold Wilson’s first two terms of office (1964-1970). It focuses on three distinct but interrelated strands of British nuclear diplomacy: ‘hardware solutions’, the sharing of nuclear weapons between states in the form of a multilateral force; ‘software solutions’, non-physical measures of cooperation, such as consultative and planning arrangements, between alliance members; and a global non-proliferation treaty. In looking at how and why these interrelated policies evolved, this thesis considers party, domestic and international influences on decision-making within the government. It pays particular attention to political and economic events, building on existing diplomatic and strategic accounts of the period. en_UK
dc.description.sponsorship APRS en_UK
dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher Aberystwyth University en_UK
dc.subject Atlantic Nuclear Force en_UK
dc.subject Non-proliferation diplomacy en_UK
dc.title Wilson and the Bomb: The politics and economics of British nuclear diplomacy 1964-1970 en_UK
dc.type Text en
dc.publisher.department International Politics en_UK
dc.type.qualificationlevel doctoral en_UK
dc.type.qualificationname PhD en_UK
dc.type.publicationtype thesis or dissertation en


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