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Included are 2,452 works (many annotated) concerning events, policy decisions, and influential individuals during the years from 1929 to 1932. Public documents generated by the executive or congressional branches of government are excluded as are most foreign language items.
About the Author
Richard Dean Burns, Professor Emeritus, California State University, Los Angeles, is an internationally recognized scholar who designed and edited the three-volume Encyclopedia of Arms Control and Disarmament (Scribners, 1993) that received national awards. Earlier, he co-authored Disarmament in Perspective, 1919-1913, 4 vols. (U.S. Arms Control & Disarmament Agency, 1968) and compiled Arms Control & Disarmament: A Bibliography (ABC-Clio, 1977) the first such modern bibliography. He authored Evolution of Arms Control: From Antiquity to the Nuclear Age (Praeger, 2009) and The Missile Defense Systems of George W. Bush (Praeger, 2010). And co-authored Reagan, Bush, Gorbachev: Revisiting the end of the Cold War (Praeger, 2008), followed by America and the Cold War, 1941-1991: A Realist Interpretation, 2 vols. (Praeger, 2010).