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Atomic frontier days : Hanford and the American West

Author: John M Findlay; Bruce William Hevly
Publisher: Seattle : Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest in association with University of Washington Press, ©2011.
Series: Emil and Kathleen Sick lecture-book series in western history and biography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the banks of the Pacific Northwest's greatest river lies the Hanford nuclear reservation, an industrial site that appears to be at odds with the surrounding vineyards and desert. The 586-square mile compound on the Columbia in eastern Washington is known both for its origins as part of the Manhattan Project, which made the first atomic bombs, and for the monumental effort now under way to clean up forty-five  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Findlay, John M., 1955-
Atomic frontier days.
Seattle: Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest in association with University of Washington Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011004808
(OCoLC)682897069
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John M Findlay; Bruce William Hevly
ISBN: 0295802987 9780295802985
OCLC Number: 768474075
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 368 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Plutonium, production, and pollution : Hanford's career as federal enclave --
The atomic city of the West : Richland and the Tri-Cities --
The politics of Hanford : warfare and welfare --
Hanford and the Columbia River Basin : economy and ecology.
Series Title: Emil and Kathleen Sick lecture-book series in western history and biography.
Responsibility: John M. Findlay and Bruce Hevly.

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The story of Hanford and the Tri-Cities of Richland, Pasco, and Kennewick illuminates the history of the modern American West  Read more...

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An outstanding contribution to our knowledge of the Atomic West and its role in the nation's history. Equally important, the authors provide an important corrective to recent historical accounts of Read more...

 
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