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Keeper of the nuclear conscience : the life and work of Joseph Rotblat

Author: Andrew Brown
Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joseph Rotblat's life poses deep and important questions about conscience, science and society. This biography presents the full story, from his childhood lived out under anti-Semitism, family  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biografieën (vorm)
Biography
Named Person: Joseph Rotblat
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Brown
ISBN: 0199586586 9780199586585
OCLC Number: 778582948
Description: XVIII, 347 p., [8] p. pl. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Growing up in Warsaw ; 2. Liverpool ; 3. Paradise Denied ; 4. The bitterness of victory ; 5. Stepping off the atomic train ; 6. Bart's, bikini and the BBC ; 7. Remember your humanity ; 8. Pugwash ; 9. Of mice and Moscow ; 10. Towards a test ban ; 11. Eggheads and Warheads ; 12. Years of eclipse ; 13. Latent progress ; 14. Reaching for the impossible? ; 15. An old man in a hurry
Responsibility: Andrew Brown.

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[it] is a thorough study of a modest, humane and public spirited individual * Andrew Robinson, History Today *

 
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