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Atomic Shield 1947/1952: Volume II (2) - a History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission

Hewlett, Richard G. and Francis Duncan

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ISBN 10: 0271001038 / ISBN 13: 9780271001036
Published by The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1969
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Hardcover with dustjacket, inscribed "With all good wishes" to no one in particular and signed by the authors on the half-title page. Book has a slight lean to the spine, a small number of tan dust-spots on the top outer edge, and the former owner's name is present on the first blank end-paper, the binding is clean and tight and the contents are fine, the jacket is scuffed on the rear panel and has a few short edge-tears and edge-rubbing, it remains presentable, the original price (11.95) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, 718 pages, many illustrations, index, "In this second volume, the authors proceed from the appointment of David Lilenthal and the Oppenheimer affair to the Berlin blockade, efforts to build the nation's atomic stockpile, the dispute over civilian versus military control of atomic energy, international control negotiations, the first Soviet detonation in 1949, the debate over the development of a thermonuclear weapon, the effect of the Korean War on atomic energy policy, and other major research and administrative developments during the period" ; Signed by All Authors. Bookseller Inventory # 039401

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Title: Atomic Shield 1947/1952: Volume II (2) - a ...

Publisher: The Pennsylvania State University Press

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-

Edition: 1st Edition.