"A perceptive account of the effort to control nuclear weapons in the years following World War II. It is the first of three volumes in an ambitious work that tells the story of the struggle to contain the atom more fully than ever before....The best description that exists of efforts to promote disarmament around the globe."The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists "Wittner's work demonstrates truly prodigious research. Beyond providing a comprehensive overview of the topic, moreover, the book also provides considerable new information for the debate over the historical significance of the disarmament movement."American Historical ReviewWittner, Lawrence S. is the author of 'Struggle Against the Bomb One World or None A History of the World Nuclear Disarmament Movement Through 1953', published 1993 under ISBN 9780804721417 and ISBN 0804721416.