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The Bomb

A Life

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$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674022355

Publication Date: 10/31/2006

Short

432 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

23 halftones

United States and its dependencies only

  • Preface
  • List of Abbreviations
  • List of Illustrations
  • 1. Killing is Easy
  • 2. Neutrons and Nations
  • 3. Born in Manhattan
  • 4. It’s a Boy!
  • 5. Decisions
  • 6. Genshi Bakudan
  • 7. Nuclear Giants and Ethical Infants
  • 8. On a Russian Scale
  • 9. Embracing Armageddon
  • 10. To Little Boy, a Big Brother
  • 11. The New Look
  • 12. Symbols, not Weapons
  • 13. Testing Times
  • 14. To the Brink
  • 15. How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • 16. Mid-Life Crisis
  • 17. Fallout
  • Notes
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index

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