By Ian Welsh
Paying shut recognition to social, political and coverage features all through, this ebook considers:
* the nuclear second from worldwide collaborative undertaking at Los Alamos to fragmented, bitterly competing projects
* the 'atomic technological know-how movement's' use of symbolic assets to win nationwide ascendancy
* the results of secrecy and the institution of quasi-commercial firms in the nuclear industry.
This interesting learn additionally argues for the continued significance of the non-violent direct motion teams that flourished throughout the Seventies, exhibiting their carrying on with impact on modern-day new social hobbies. Welsh concludes via contemplating the consequences of this traditionally dependent account for modern problems with threat and belief on present policy-making.
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