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Being nuclear : africans and the global uranium trade

Author: Gabrielle Hecht; MIT Press.
Publisher: Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : MIT Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st MIT Press paperback edView all editions and formats
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The hidden history of African uranium and what it means-for a state, an object, an industry, a workplace-to be "nuclear."

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle Hecht; MIT Press.
ISBN: 9780262017268 0262017261 9780262526869 0262526867
OCLC Number: 982647678
Awards: Winner of Co-winner, 2012 Martin A. Klein Prize in African History, awarded by the American Historical Society. 2012
Winner of Winner, 2013 Robert K. Merton Book Award, given by the Science, Knowledge, and Technology Section of the American Sociological Association. 2012
Winner of Winner, 2013 Susanne M. Glasscock Humanities Book Prize for Interdisciplinary Scholarship 2012
Winner of Finalist, 2013 Melville Herkovits Award, African Studies Association 2012
Winner of Winner, 2016 4S Rachel Carson Book Prize 2012
Description: XX, 451 s., [1] k. tabl. : il. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Gabrielle Hecht.

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Hecht has written the first history of nuclear Africa which, given the importance of the subject and the obstacles she faced, is a major achievement.-Jock McCulloch, Journal of African History Not Read more...

 
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