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A short history of nuclear folly, Rudolph Herzog ; translated by Jefferson Chase

Label
A short history of nuclear folly
Title
A short history of nuclear folly
Statement of responsibility
Rudolph Herzog ; translated by Jefferson Chase
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Cafe, a blackly sardonic people's history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe
Tone
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10175943
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herzog, Rudolph
Dewey number
363.1799
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Chase, Jefferson
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuclear accidents
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear energy
Target audience
adult
Label
A short history of nuclear folly, Rudolph Herzog ; translated by Jefferson Chase
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-236) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.After the Bomb, the World's Most Dangerous Invention -- 2.The Red Bomb -- 3.The Myth of Tactical Nuclear War -- 4.The Radioactive Cowboy, or. How Alaska Got the Bomb -- 5.Swords into Plowshares -- 6.The Doomsday Machine -- 7.Flying Reactors -- 8.How Safe Is Safe? -- 9.Atomic Australia -- 10.The Deadly Detours of Nuclear Medicine -- 11.Broken Arrows
Control code
000050988728
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
252 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781612191737
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
A short history of nuclear folly, Rudolph Herzog ; translated by Jefferson Chase
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-236) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.After the Bomb, the World's Most Dangerous Invention -- 2.The Red Bomb -- 3.The Myth of Tactical Nuclear War -- 4.The Radioactive Cowboy, or. How Alaska Got the Bomb -- 5.Swords into Plowshares -- 6.The Doomsday Machine -- 7.Flying Reactors -- 8.How Safe Is Safe? -- 9.Atomic Australia -- 10.The Deadly Detours of Nuclear Medicine -- 11.Broken Arrows
Control code
000050988728
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
252 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781612191737
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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