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The Resource Red cloud at dawn : Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly, Michael D. Gordin

Red cloud at dawn : Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly, Michael D. Gordin

Label
Red cloud at dawn : Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly
Title
Red cloud at dawn
Title remainder
Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly
Statement of responsibility
Michael D. Gordin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With the use of newly opened archives, "Red Cloud at Dawn" focuses on the extraordinary story of First Lightning--the first Soviet test bomb detonated in 1949--to provide a fresh understanding of the origins of the nuclear arms race, as well as the all-too-urgent problem of proliferation
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355.02/17094709044
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
U264
LC item number
.G67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Red cloud at dawn : Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly, Michael D. Gordin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: What happened at Potsdam -- Atomic monopoly -- How much time do we have? -- Larger than Enormoz -- First lightning -- Making Vermont -- Dramatizing the situation -- The year of Joe -- Epilogue: Traces and tailings
Control code
ocn300718864
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 402 p.
Isbn
9780374256821
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009001424
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)300718864
Label
Red cloud at dawn : Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly, Michael D. Gordin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: What happened at Potsdam -- Atomic monopoly -- How much time do we have? -- Larger than Enormoz -- First lightning -- Making Vermont -- Dramatizing the situation -- The year of Joe -- Epilogue: Traces and tailings
Control code
ocn300718864
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 402 p.
Isbn
9780374256821
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009001424
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)300718864

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