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The Resource A short history of nuclear folly : [mad scientists, dithering Nazis, lost nukes, and catastrophic cover-ups], Rudolph Herzog ; translated by Jefferson Chase

A short history of nuclear folly : [mad scientists, dithering Nazis, lost nukes, and catastrophic cover-ups], Rudolph Herzog ; translated by Jefferson Chase

Label
A short history of nuclear folly : [mad scientists, dithering Nazis, lost nukes, and catastrophic cover-ups]
Title
A short history of nuclear folly
Title remainder
[mad scientists, dithering Nazis, lost nukes, and catastrophic cover-ups]
Statement of responsibility
Rudolph Herzog ; translated by Jefferson Chase
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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."--Jacket flap
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Herzog, Rudolph
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuclear accidents
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear energy
Label
A short history of nuclear folly : [mad scientists, dithering Nazis, lost nukes, and catastrophic cover-ups], Rudolph Herzog ; translated by Jefferson Chase
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Subtitle from cover
Contents
After the bomb, the world's most dangerous invention -- The red bomb -- The myth of tactical nuclear war -- The radioactive cowboy, or How Alaska got the bomb -- Swords into plowshares -- The doomsday machine -- Flying reactors -- How safe is safe? -- Atomic Australia -- The deadly detours of nuclear medicine -- Broken arrows
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
252 p.
Isbn
9781612191737
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)822959895
  • (OCoLC)ocn822959895
  • 593682
Label
A short history of nuclear folly : [mad scientists, dithering Nazis, lost nukes, and catastrophic cover-ups], Rudolph Herzog ; translated by Jefferson Chase
Publication
Note
Subtitle from cover
Contents
After the bomb, the world's most dangerous invention -- The red bomb -- The myth of tactical nuclear war -- The radioactive cowboy, or How Alaska got the bomb -- Swords into plowshares -- The doomsday machine -- Flying reactors -- How safe is safe? -- Atomic Australia -- The deadly detours of nuclear medicine -- Broken arrows
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
252 p.
Isbn
9781612191737
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)822959895
  • (OCoLC)ocn822959895
  • 593682

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