The nuclear age is now in its seventh decade. In 1982, Jonathan Schell told of the devastating consequences of a nuclear holocaust in his book ‘The Fate of the Earth.’ In a new book he examines why nuclear weapons appear to be enjoying something of a renaissance. He also explains how the abolition of nuclear weapons can be achieved.

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  • Jonathan Schell a senior visiting lecturer in international studies at Yale University and author of "The Unconquerable World" and the "Fate of the Earth," among other titles.

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