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Being Nuclear

Pub Date : 2012-03-02 | Author : Gabrielle Hecht | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262300674
ISBN 13 : 0262300672

Uranium from Africa has long been a major source of fuel for nuclear power and atomic weapons, including the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. In 2003, after the infamous "yellow cake fro..


Being Nuclear

Pub Date : 2014-05-09 | Author : Gabrielle Hecht | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0262526867
ISBN 13 : 9780262526869

Discusses what guidelines define a nation as "nuclear," and examines the relationships between developing nations with large contents of raw uranium and nuclear power nations, who ..


Being Nuclear

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Gabrielle Hecht | Publisher : Mit Press

ISBN 10 : 0262017261
ISBN 13 : 9780262017268

Discusses what guidelines define a nation as "nuclear," and examines the relationships between developing nations with large contents of raw uranium and nuclear power nations, who ..


Being Nuclear

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ISBN 10 : OCLC:794545735
ISBN 13 :

The hidden history of African uranium and what it means--for a state, an object, an industry, a workplace--to be "nuclear."..


The Radiance Of France

Pub Date : 2009-07-31 | Author : Gabrielle Hecht | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262266178
ISBN 13 : 0262266172

In the aftermath of World War II, as France sought a distinctive role for itself in the modern, postcolonial world, the nation and its leaders enthusiastically embraced large techn..


The Doomsday Machine

Pub Date : 2012-03-27 | Author : Martin Cohen | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781137000347
ISBN 13 : 1137000341

Today, there are over one hundred nuclear reactors operating in our backyards, from Indian Point in New York to Diablo Canyon in California. Proponents claim that nuclear power is ..