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New York: Doubleday, 2009. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x, , 575,  pages. Illustrations. Abbreviations in Notes. Endnotes. Index. David Emanuel Hoffman is an American writer and journalist, a contributing editor to The Washington Post. He came to Washington D.C. in 1977 to work for the Capitol Hill News Service. In May 1982, he joined The Washington Post and covered the George H. W. Bush presidency. His White House coverage won three national journalism awards. He became Jerusalem bureau chief for The Washington Post in 1992. From 1995 to 2001, he served as Moscow bureau chief, and later as foreign editor and assistant managing editor for foreign news. He won the annual Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 2010 for his second book, The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy. The Prize citation termed it "a well documented narrative that examines the terrifying doomsday competition between two superpowers and how weapons of mass destruction still imperil humankind."
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1994. Presumed First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm, 464, illus., bookplate, DJ slightly worn and soiled, erasure on front endpaper. David Holloway is the Raymond A. Spruance Professor of International History, and a professor of political science. His research focuses on the international history of nuclear weapons, on science and technology in the Soviet Union, and on the relationship between international history and international relations theory. His book Stalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, 1939-1956 was chosen by the New York Times Book Review as one of the 11 best books of 1994, and it won the Vucinich and Shulman prizes of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies. It has been translated into six languages. Holloway also wrote The Soviet Union and the Arms Race (1983) and co-authored The Reagan Strategic Defense Initiative: Technical, Political and Arms Control Assessment (1984). He has contributed to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Foreign Affairs, and other scholarly journals. Since joining the Stanford faculty in 1986, Holloway has served as chair and co-chair of the International Relations Program (1989-1991), and as associate dean in the School of Humanities and Sciences (1997-1998). He received his undergraduate degree in modern languages and literature, and his Ph.D. in social and political sciences, both from Cambridge University.