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The nuclear age

by Peter Benoit

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Children"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Nuclear energy,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Examines the history of nuclear fission and its role in weaponry and as an energy source.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Peter Benoit
    SeriesCornerstones of freedom
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU264 .B452 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25273484M
    ISBN 100531230627, 0531281620, 0329917412
    ISBN 109780531230626, 9780531281628, 9780329917418
    LC Control Number2011031341
    OCLC/WorldCa743040710

      The nuclear age had begun. The Manhattan Project, as the effort was called, ultimately brought together , scientists from across the country at a cost of around $2 billion. The goal was to beat the Nazis in a race to create an atomic bomb. BOOK REVIEW John Mulvihill The Nuclear Age by Tim O’Brien. New York: Knopf, pp. THE WORK Of Tim O’Brien shows a Romantic obsession with the power of the imagination. In his Vietnam War novel, Going After Cacciato, in which a young American soldier imagines an epic journey that takes his squad from Vietnam to Paris, the key phrase is “ImagineAuthor: John Mulvihill.

    A new book by David N. Schwartz, The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi, Father of the Nuclear Age, examines the scientist whose breakthrough 75 years ago this month Author: Tacuma Roeback. The editors of Strategy in the Second Nuclear Age offer a collection of essays that challenge the reader to examine strategies and options in light of the breakout of new nuclear nation-states. Toshi Yoshihara and James Holmes precede and follow these pieces with a thought-provoking introduction and conclusion. The former takes issue with the limited scope of Carl von Clausewitz’s On War by.

    In short, we have entered the second nuclear age. In this provocative and agenda-setting book, Paul Bracken of Yale University argues that we need to pay renewed attention to nuclear weapons and how their presence will transform the way crises develop and escalate.   The Nuclear age was a wonderful book. I found it interesting, inveloping, inchanting, and not to mention scary. I have always found Tim's books to be like that, but I'll tell you one thing, I wouldn't have it any other by:


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Cowling’s courage takes the form of a hole that he begins digging in his backyard in an effort to “bury” all thoughts of the. In short, we have entered the second nuclear age. In this provocative and agenda-setting book, Paul Bracken of Yale University argues that we need to pay renewed attention to nuclear weapons and how their presence will transform the way crises develop and by: The Nuclear Age is about one man's slightly insane attempt to come to terms with a dilemma that confronts us all—a little thing called The year isand William Cowling has finally found the courage to meet his fears head-on.

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saw London‘s Tricycle Theatre explore this momentous period in history through The Tricycle Goes Nuclear festival, which featured plays, films, talks, discussions and exhibitions about the Nuclear Warfare.

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