The Resource Environmental Histories of the Cold War

Environmental Histories of the Cold War

Label
Environmental Histories of the Cold War
Title
Environmental Histories of the Cold War
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the links between the Cold War and the global environment, ranging from the environmental impacts of nuclear weapons to the political repercussions of environmentalism
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 304.2/8090
  • 304.280904
Index
no index present
LC call number
GF13
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Publications of the German Historical Institute
Label
Environmental Histories of the Cold War
Publication
Note
Ecological activism and the end of ranch hand
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Contributors; Introduction The Big Picture; Context; Connections; The Environmental Effects of Proxy Wars; Agriculture and the Green Revolution; Cold War Infrastructure; Military Bases; Nuclear Weaponry; Military-Industrial Complexes; Respites for Nature; Cold War Environmentalism; Environmentalism and Diplomacy; Environmental History, the Cold War, and Science; Mobilizing Science, Mobilizing the Environment; Transnational Approaches; Controlling the Environment; Scientific Experts and Environmentalism
  • A parting shotPart I Science and Planning; 1 War on Nature as Part of the Cold War; Soviet nature transformation across space and ecosystems; Ideological competition between the superpowers before the cold war; Gulag: slave labor and the environment; The impact of world war ii on the soviet environment; Subjugation of the far north; Postwar resource development in siberia and beyond; Brezhnev, the cold war, and nature; The nuclear enterprise; Perestroika and the end of the cold war; 2 Creating Cold War Climates; The nature of war; Surviving global dangers; Beginnings: harvard and lawrence
  • Development aid agencies as channels for american hydro-technocracy after world war iiLeverage against socialism in the arab world: the aswan dam on the nile; Checking stalinism: the dez dam in iran; Introducing modernity: the helmand valley project in afghanistan; Dams for peace: david lilienthal and the indus basin; The mekong river: development visions and environmental critics; Conclusions; Part ii Geopolitics and the Environment; 6 Environmental Impacts of Nuclear Testing in Remote Oceania, 1946-1996; Nuclear testing in remote oceania by the united states
  • Nature at natickSurvival treks and sleeping bags: the arctic aeromedical laboratory; The global laboratory; 3 A Global Contamination Zone; Radioactivity and the future of war; Absolute weapons; "The most cruel, diabolical weapons of mass destruction"; 4 Environmental Diplomacy in the Cold War; Weather modification -- marginal to mainstream science; Science and the environment in international relations; Drought and opportunity; Project gromet; The cloud seeders arrive to cloudless skies; The outcome; 5 Containing Communism by Impounding Rivers
  • Nuclear testing in remote oceania by the united kingdom, Nuclear testing in remote oceania by france, ; Atmospheric effects of nuclear weapons testing in remote oceania; Geological impacts of nuclear testing in remote oceania; Nuclear testing impacts on the biota; Nuclear testing impacts on humans; Conclusions; 7 A Curtain of Silence; Animals and warfare; The cold war and asias fauna; Animal losers among asias fauna; Animal winners among asias fauna; A curtain of silence; 8 Against Protocol; The geneva protocol; Operation ranch hand: "only you can prevent forests."
Control code
ocn761647187
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (376 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511730382
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b24999118
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761647187
  • cbo0511727976

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