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The Resource The making of the atomic bomb, Richard Rhodes

The making of the atomic bomb, Richard Rhodes

Label
The making of the atomic bomb
Title
The making of the atomic bomb
Statement of responsibility
Richard Rhodes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Here for the first time, in rich, human, political, and scientific detail, is the complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century discovery of the vast energy locked inside the atom to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan."--Cover
Member of
Summary
Traces the development of the atomic bomb from Leo Szilard's concept through the drama of the race to build a workable device to the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima
Writing style
Award
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 1987.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction, 1987.
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1988.
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154550
Cataloging source
VXT
Dewey number
623.4/5119/09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC773
LC item number
.R46 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Series statement
Making of the nuclear age
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
The making of the atomic bomb, Richard Rhodes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 848-861) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Moonshine -- Atoms and void -- Tvi -- The long grave already dug -- Men from Mars -- Machines -- Exodus -- Stirring and digging -- An extensive burst -- Neutrons -- Cross sections -- A communication from Britain -- The New World -- Physics and desert country -- Different animals -- Revelations -- The evils of this time -- Trinity -- Tongues of fire
Control code
19082980
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Touchstone ed.
Extent
886 pages, 42 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780684813783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm17454791
  • (OCoLC)17454791
Label
The making of the atomic bomb, Richard Rhodes
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 848-861) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Moonshine -- Atoms and void -- Tvi -- The long grave already dug -- Men from Mars -- Machines -- Exodus -- Stirring and digging -- An extensive burst -- Neutrons -- Cross sections -- A communication from Britain -- The New World -- Physics and desert country -- Different animals -- Revelations -- The evils of this time -- Trinity -- Tongues of fire
Control code
19082980
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Touchstone ed.
Extent
886 pages, 42 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780684813783
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm17454791
  • (OCoLC)17454791

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