Scientists and the Development of Nuclear Weapons
The Control of Nature
By (author) Lawrence Badash
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Scientists and the Development of Nuclear Weapons by Lawrence Badash
Book DescriptionHere the development of nuclear weapons is viewed from the perspective of the scientist. From the discovery of fission to the Manhattan Project, to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the arms race and early steps toward arms control, this book provides a context for developments in the period 1939-1963. Lawrence Badash traces the course of this tumultuous and apocalyptic period with scientific clarity and sympathetic understanding.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781573925389
(230mm x 155mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1995
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Lawrence Badash
Lawrence Badash is Professor of History of Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and head of its program in History of Science.
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