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A nuclear winter's tale : science and politics in the 1980s

Author: Lawrence Badash
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT Press, cop. 2009.
Series: Transformations (Cambridge, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The rise and fall of the concept of nuclear winter, played out in research activity, public relations, and Reagan-era politics.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Badash
ISBN: 9780262012720 0262012723
OCLC Number: 690531133
Description: 1 vol. (XIII-403 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Background --
Science, Politics, and Carl Sagan: Through 1983 --
A Cold Day in Hell: Activites and Antagonisms, 1984-85 --
Smoldering Issues: 1986 and Afterward.
Series Title: Transformations (Cambridge, Mass.)
Responsibility: Lawrence Badash.
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