De Groot, Gerard
The Bomb: A Life, Harvard University Press, 2004, 432 pp.
ISBN:  067401724

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Contents
Preface
viii
List of Abbreviations
xii
List of Illustrations xiv
       
  1 Killing is Easy 1
  2 Neutrons and Nations 8
  3 Born in Manhattan 33
  4 It's a Boy! 56
  5 Decisions 66
  6 Genshi Bakudan 82
  7 Nuclear Giants and Ethical Infants 106
  8 On a Russian Scale 126
  9 Embracing Armageddon 148
  10 To Little Boy, a Big Brother 162
  11 The New Look 184
  12 Symbols, not Weapons 217
  13 Testing Times 237
  14 To the Brink 253
  15 How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 272
  16 Mid-Life Crisis 304
  17 Fallout 327
   
Notes 353
Select Bibliography 370
Index 377

 


 


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