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Prescription for survival : a doctor's journey to end nuclear madness, Bernard Lown

Label
Prescription for survival : a doctor's journey to end nuclear madness
Title
Prescription for survival
Title remainder
a doctor's journey to end nuclear madness
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Lown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of how a group of Soviet and American doctors came together to stop nuclear proliferation and ended up winning the Nobel Peace Prize and influencing the course of history. This book also sheds light on what really drove and still drives the nuclear arms race, and the importance of citizen involvement in social change efforts
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
  • 363.35092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA648.3
LC item number
.L68 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
A BK currents book
Label
Prescription for survival : a doctor's journey to end nuclear madness, Bernard Lown
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-423) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
The final epidemic -- Early Russian connections -- The sudden cardiac death task force : US-Soviet collaboration -- The friendship strategy : building trust to sustain life -- "For your six-month-old grandson" -- "You can't trust the Russians" : a fragile alliance in Geneva -- "Doctors of the world, unite!" -- "More sweat, less blood" -- Cambridge, England : the military brass came marching in -- We dominate Soviet TV for one hour -- The Catholic church defends my left flank -- "Pay attention to Gorbachev!" "But who is he?" -- A nuclear game of chicken : Reagan leads the Cold War -- Message for tomorrow : the Third Congress, Amsterdam -- Brinkmanship : KAL Flight 007 shot down -- Andropov's message in a time of crisis -- The year without a summer : nuclear winter -- "No arsonist will be invited!" -- Endless daylight in Helsinki -- Mothers fight back -- "No peace without justice" -- Gorbachev challenges the nuclear status quo -- The medical prescription : no trust required -- The Nobel prize : my mother expected it -- A space traveler's puzzle -- Cooperation, not confrontation : a long conversation with Gorbachev
Control code
ocn309870094
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 436 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781576759363
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 081afc29-3593-4690-83bb-29abc1f31540
  • cl0500000123
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b28081535
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)309870094
  • ebsco1576757854

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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