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Red cloud at dawn : Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly

Author: Michael D Gordin
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Picador edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Harry S Truman; Joseph Stalin; Joseph Stalin; Harry S Truman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Gordin
ISBN: 9780374256821 0374256829 9780312655426 0312655428
OCLC Number: 995500431
Description: xii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 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 --
Tracings and trailings.
Responsibility: Michael D. Gordin.

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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.

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"Gordin has crafted a quite wonderful book . . . [It] greatly expands what we should know about the contest for nuclear supremacy in the early Cold War. Heartily recommended." --Ed Goedeken, Library Read more...

 
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