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The science of James Bond

Author: Lois H Gresh; Robert E Weinberg
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ian Fleming; Ian Fleming; James Bond, (Fictitious character); James Bond, (Fictitious character); Ian Fleming
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lois H Gresh; Robert E Weinberg
ISBN: 0471661953 9780471661955
OCLC Number: 1011911296
Description: xii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Bond, James Bond --
1. Uncovering the origins of Mr. Bond : spies and science --
2. Sending secret messages : superspy decoder rings --
3. Building a Bond car : flying, underwater, and missile-launching Aston Martins --
4. Arming yourself (and other explosive ideas) --
5. Stopping nuclear war --
6. Using your senses : assorted body equipment --
7. Getting away from it all : in the air and on the sea --
8. Getting farther away from it all : outer-space shenanigans --
9. Defeating supervillains --
10. Nullifying the threat of superweapons --
11. Combating germ warfare (and other nasty matters) --
12. Possible or impossible? --
113. Some thoughts about secret bases --
14. Famous last lines --
Appendix A. The Bond books ; Appendix B. The 00 secret agents ; Appendix C. The Bond cars ; Appendix D. The science of martinis.
Responsibility: Lois H. Gresh, Robert Weinberg.
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