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Nuclear wastelands : a global guide to nuclear weapons production and its health and environmental effects

Author: Howard Hu; Katherine Yih; Arjun Makhijani; Institute for Energy and Environmental Research.; International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT Press, ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A handbook for scholars, students, policy makers, journalists, and peace and environmental activists.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Hu; Katherine Yih; Arjun Makhijani; Institute for Energy and Environmental Research.; International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.
ISBN: 0262632047 9780262632041 0262133075 9780262133074
OCLC Number: 45316274
Description: xxiv, 668 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: A readiness to harm / Arjun Makhijani --
Methodology / Arjun Makhijani and Howard Hu --
The production of nuclear weapons and environmental hazards / Arjun Makhijani and Scott Saleska --
Health hazards of nuclear weapons production / David Sumner, Howard Hu, and Alistair Woodward --
Uranium mining and milling for military purposes / Katherine Yih [and others] --
The United States / Arjun Makhijani [and others] --
Russia and the territories of the former. Soviet Union / Albert Donnay [and others] --
The United Kingdom / David Sumner, Rebecca Johnson, and William Peden --
France / Albert Donnay and Martin Kuster --
China / Alexandra Brooks and Howard Hu --
Near-nuclear and de facto nuclear weapons countries / Albert Donnay and Arjun Makhijani --
The global picture : summary and recommendations / Howard Hu and Arjun Makhijani.
Responsibility: by a special commission of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research ; edited by Arjun Makhijani, Howard Hu, and Katherine Yih.

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