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Red Atom: Russia's Nuclear Power Program from Stalin to Today

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Book News Annotation:

Looks at the Soviet Union's peaceful use of nuclear power, drawing on rare archival research and interviews. Profiles physicists and scientists who formed an arrogant technocratic elite, as well as politicians who were dedicated to increasing the power of the state at the expense of the people. Concludes by describing the political, economic, and environmental fallout of Chernobyl, and examining the future of nuclear energy in Russia. Includes b&w photos. Josephson is a fellow at the Davis Center for Russian Studies at Harvard.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 310-337) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780716730446
Subtitle:
(Russia's nuclear power program from Stalin to today )
Author:
Josephson, Paul
Publisher:
W.H. Freeman & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
Communism
Subject:
Soviet Union
Subject:
Nuclear Physics
Subject:
Former Soviet republics
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century/Nuclear Age
Subject:
Russia
Subject:
Nuclear energy
Subject:
Nuclear weapons
Subject:
Nuclear industry
Edition Number:
1
Series Volume:
no. HCFA
Publication Date:
c2000
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
x, 352 p.
Dimensions:
9.58x6.45x1.22 in. 1.40 lbs.

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Science and Mathematics » Energy » Nuclear Engineering
Science and Mathematics » History of Science » Technology

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