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Princeton, NJ: Center of Internat'l Studies, 1964. quarto, 84, wraps, footnotes, errata, spine & cover edges discolored, small tear at spine, small pieces missing at spine This study analyzes how force can be controlled and how political power can be distributed in a world where force can neither be abolished nor used to the full. Topics covered include deterrence and detente, arms control and the future, and making the rules while playing the game.
Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1972. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. xvii, ,316 pages. Trade paperback. Illustrations. Appendix. Index, Cover has some wear and soiling. Small stains to fore-edge. Small (3/4") closed tear at bottom of front DJ spine. Page one reattached. Name of previous owner (Paul Morawski) stamped inside front and rear flyleaf. This is possibly the Paul Morawski associated with the Naval Research Laboratory. Inscribed by the author ("Admiral Rickover") on the half-title page. Inscription, in Rickover's inimitable style, reads: For Paul, I think we're all Polacks on this Polaris. Best Wishes Admiral Rickover P.S. Give us more and better boats. This book contains sketches by Admiral Rickover relating to the distinguished Americans in whose honor the U.S. Navy Polaris nuclear submarines were named, and was published by the 92d Congress, 2d Session, as House Document No. 92-345. Hyman G. Rickover (January 27, 1900 – July 8, 1986) was an admiral in the U.S. Navy. He directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion and controlled its operations for three decades as director of the U.S. Naval Reactors office. In addition, he oversaw the development of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, the world's first commercial pressurized water reactor used for generating electricity. Rickover is also one of four people who have been awarded two Congressional Gold Medals. Rickover is known as the "Father of the Nuclear Navy," and his influence on the Navy and its warships was of such scope that he "may well go down in history as one of the Navy's most important officers."