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Picturing the bomb : photographs from the secret world of the Manhattan Project

Author: Rachel Fermi; Richard Rhodes; Esther Samra
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents the first photographic record of the Manhattan Project - the United States Government-sponsored effort to build an atomic device - and its publication coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of the development of the atomic bomb. The compelling photographs from the Manhattan Project, by turns specific, abstract, dramatic, and surreal, offer a multifaceted look at history. Photographs of landscapes
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fermi, Rachel.
Picturing the bomb.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 1995
(DLC) 94042666
(OCoLC)31607344
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Fermi; Richard Rhodes; Esther Samra
OCLC Number: 680218381
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (232 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Rachel Fermi and Esther Samra ; introduction by Richard Rhodes.

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Presents images that reflect the US Government's effort to build the world's first atomic device. The book contains photographs of farmland and desert scrub hastily transformed into cities to  Read more...

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