The Bomb by Theodore Taylor

Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2007
ISBN-13 : 0152061657
Hardcover : 200 Pages


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In 1945, when the Americans liberate the Bikini Atoll from the Japanese, 14-year-old Sorry Rinamu does not realize that the next year he will lead a desperate effort to save his island home from a much more deadly threat, in this long-out-of-print novel by the acclaimed author of "The Cay."

The Bomb by Fred Kaplan

Genre : History
Editor : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2020-01-28
ISBN-13 : 9781982107314
Hardcover : 384 Pages


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From the author the classic The Wizards of Armageddon and Pulitzer Prize finalist comes the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war—and Presidents’ actions in nuclear crises—from Truman to Trump. Fred Kaplan, hailed by The New York Times as “a rare combination of defense intellectual and pugnacious reporter,” takes us into the White House Situation Room, the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s “Tank” in the Pentagon, and the vast chambers of Strategic Command to bring us the untold stories—based on exclusive interviews and previously classified documents—of how America’s presidents and generals have thought about, threatened, broached, and just barely avoided nuclear war from the dawn of the atomic age until today. Kaplan’s historical research and deep reporting will stand as the permanent record of politics. Discussing theories that have dominated nightmare scenarios from Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Kaplan presents the unthinkable in terms of mass destruction and demonstrates how the nuclear war reality will not go away, regardless of the dire consequences.

The Bomb by Gerard DeGroot

Genre : History
Editor : Random House
Release : 2011-09-30
ISBN-13 : 9781446449615
Hardcover : 416 Pages


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Before the Bomb, there were simply 'bombs', lower case. But it was the twentieth century, one hundred years of almost incredible scientific progress, that saw the birth of the Bomb, the human race's most powerful and most destructive discovery. In this magisterial and enthralling account, Gerard DeGroot gives us the life story of the Bomb, from its birth in the turn-of-the-century physics labs of Europe to a childhood in the New Mexico desert of the 1940s, from adolescence and early adulthood in Nagasaki and Bikini, Australia and Siberia to unsettling maturity in test sites and missile silos all over the globe. By turns horrific, awe-inspiring and blackly comic, The Bomb is never less than compelling.

Israel And The Bomb by Avner Cohen

Genre : Political Science
Editor : Columbia University Press
Release : 1998
ISBN-13 : 0231104820
Hardcover : 470 Pages


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This interpretive political history that draws on thousands of American and Israeli government documents -- most of them recently declassified and never before cited -- and more than one hundred interviews with key individuals who played important roles in this story.

The Bomb by Frank Harris

Genre : History
Editor : BiblioBazaar, LLC
Release : 2009-01
ISBN-13 : 1103019058
Hardcover : 312 Pages


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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

China Builds The Bomb by John Wilson Lewis

Genre : Technology & Engineering
Editor : Stanford University Press
Release : 1991-04-01
ISBN-13 : 0804718415
Hardcover : 352 Pages


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A pioneering political-scientific history. . . . Lucidly composed, meticulously documented, and handsomely presented. The Annals A fascinating and compelling story of the beginnings of the Chinese nuclear weapon program. Arms Control Today"

Stalin And The Bomb by David Holloway

Genre : Political Science
Editor : Yale University Press
Release : 1994
ISBN-13 : 9780300066647
Hardcover : 464 Pages


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'Stalin and the Bomb' represents a comprehensive history of Soviet nuclear policy, from developments in physics in the 1920s to the emergence of nuclear deterrence in the 1950s. The author looks at how the bombs were built, and the role that espionage played.

The Struggle Against The Bomb by Lawrence S. Wittner

Genre : Political Science
Editor : Stanford University Press
Release : 1993
ISBN-13 : 0804721416
Hardcover : 456 Pages


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This is the opening volume in a comprehensive history of the global movement against the development, possession, and use of nuclear weapons.

Bomb by Steve Sheinkin

Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Flash Point
Release : 2012-09-04
ISBN-13 : 9781596438613
Hardcover : 272 Pages


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In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents. In Great Britain and the United States, Soviet spies worked their way into the scientific community; in Norway, a commando force slipped behind enemy lines to attack German heavy-water manufacturing; and deep in the desert, one brilliant group of scientists was hidden away at a remote site at Los Alamos. This is the story of the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit, and genius that created the world's most formidable weapon. This is the story of the atomic bomb. Bomb is a 2012 National Book Awards finalist for Young People's Literature. Bomb is a 2012 Washington Post Best Kids Books of the Year title. Bomb is a 2013 Newbery Honor book.

Working On The Bomb by S. L. Sanger

Genre : History
Editor : Continuing Education Press
Release : 1995
ISBN-13 : 0876781156
Hardcover : 264 Pages


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The history of the Hanford Engineering Works, a site in eastern Washington that produced and separated plutonium for the Manhattan Project.