The Resource Churchill's bomb : how the United States overtook Britain in the first nuclear arms race, Graham Farmelo

Churchill's bomb : how the United States overtook Britain in the first nuclear arms race, Graham Farmelo

Label
Churchill's bomb : how the United States overtook Britain in the first nuclear arms race
Title
Churchill's bomb
Title remainder
how the United States overtook Britain in the first nuclear arms race
Statement of responsibility
Graham Farmelo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Perhaps no scientific breakthrough has shaped the course of human history as much as the harnessing of the atom. Yet the twentieth century might have turned out entirely differently had this powerful technology stayed under the control of Great Britain, whose scientists spearheaded the Allies' nuclear arms program at the outset of World War II. As award-winning science historian Graham Farmelo reveals in Churchill's Bomb, Britain's supposedly visionary leader remained unconvinced of the potentially earth-shattering implications of his physicists' research. Churchill ultimately sha
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
355.8/251190941
Index
no index present
LC call number
UA647
LC item number
.F37 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Churchill's bomb : how the United States overtook Britain in the first nuclear arms race, Graham Farmelo
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Prologue; 1. Towards the Nuclear Age; 2. World War II; 3. Churchill as Leader of the Opposition: July 1945 to October 1951; 4. Churhill's Second Premiership; Epilogues; Acknowledgments; References; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn859777269
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (554 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465069897
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b29186110
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)859777269
  • pebco0465069894

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