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A nuclear winter's tale : science and politics in the 1980s

Author: Lawrence Badash
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2009.
Series: Transformations (M.I.T. Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lawrence Badash traces the rise & fall of the concept of 'nuclear winter', played out in research activity, public relations & Reagan-era politics.
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History
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Badash, Lawrence.
Nuclear winter's tale.
Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008039040
(OCoLC)246200101
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Badash
ISBN: 9780262258531 0262258536 1282694235 9781282694231
OCLC Number: 456291729
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 403 pages)
Contents: Background --
Science, Politics, and Carl Sagan: Through 1983 --
A Cold Day in Hell: Activities and Antagonisms, 1984-85 --
Smoldering Issues: 1986 and Afterward.
Series Title: Transformations (M.I.T. Press)
Responsibility: Lawrence Badash.

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