Red Atom

Red Atom

Russia's Nuclear Power Program From Stalin to Today

eBook - 2005 | First University of Pittsburgh Press pbk. edition.
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"Red Atom takes a behind-the-scenes look at the history of the Soviet Union's peaceful use of nuclear power. It explores both the projects and the technocratic and political elite who were dedicated to increasing state power through technology. And it describes the political, economic, and environmental fallout of Chernobyl." "A story of big science run amok, Red Atom illuminates the problems that can befall any society heavily invested in large-scale technology."--Jacket.
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2005, 2000]
Edition: First University of Pittsburgh Press pbk. edition.
Copyright Date: ©2000
ISBN: 9780822978473
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 352 pages) : illustrations, map.


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