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The Rise of Nuclear Fear

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PAPERBACK

$26.00 • £20.95 • €23.50

ISBN 9780674052338

Publication Date: 03/19/2012

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384 pages

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

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  • Preface
  • 1. Radioactive Hopes
  • 2. Radioactive Fears
  • 3. Radium: Elixir or Poison?
  • 4. The Secret, the Master, and the Monster
  • 5. The Destroyer of Worlds
  • 6. The News from Hiroshima
  • 7. National Defenses
  • 8. Atoms for Peace
  • 9. Good and Bad Atoms
  • 10 The New Blasphemy
  • 11. Death Dust
  • 12. The Imagination of Survival
  • 13. The Politics of Survival
  • 14. Seeking Shelter
  • 15. Fail/Safe
  • 16. Reactor Promises and Poisons
  • 17. The Debate Explodes
  • 18. Energy Choices
  • 19. Civilization or Liberation?
  • 20. Watersheds
  • 21. The Second Nuclear Age
  • 22. Deconstructing Nuclear Weapons
  • 23. Tyrants and Terrorists
  • 24. The Modern Arcanum
  • 25. Artistic Transmutations
  • A Personal Note
  • Nuclear History Timeline
  • Notes
  • Further Reading
  • Index

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