The rise of nuclear fear
Spencer R. Weart
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Table of Contents

Radioactive hopes
Radioactive fears
Radium : elixir or poison?
The secret, the master, and the monster
The destroyer of worlds
The news from Hiroshima
National defenses
Atoms for peace
Good and bad atoms
The new blasphemy
Death dust
The imagination of survival
The politics of survival
Seeking shelter
Fail/safe
Reactor promises and poisons
The debate explodes
Energy choices
Civilization or liberation?
Watersheds
The second nuclear age
Deconstructing nuclear weapons
Tyrants and terrorists
The modern arcanum
Artistic transmutations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
621.48
Library of Congress
TK9146 .W384 2012

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25005883M
ISBN 13
9780674052338
LC Control Number
2011035170

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