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Red cloud at dawn : Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly / Michael D. Gordin.

Author/Creator:
Gordin, Michael D.
Edition:
Uncorrected proof
Publication:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Stalin, Joseph, 1878-1953.
Nuclear weapons -- History -- 20th century.
Arms race -- History -- 20th century.
World politics -- 1945-1955.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1991.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
With the use of newly opened archives, "Red Cloud at Dawn" focuses on the extraordinary story of First Lightning--the first Soviet test bomb detonated in 1949--to provide a fresh understanding of the origins of the nuclear arms race, as well as the all-too-urgent problem of proliferation.
Contents:
Atomic monopoly
How much time do we have?
Larger than Enormoz
First lightning
Making Vermont
Dramatizing the situation
The year of Joe.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-379).
Local notes:
Penn Libraries Zinman copy is uncorrected proof / not for sale.
Penn Provenance:
Zinman, Michael (donor) (Zinman copy)
Penn Chronology:
2009
Contributor:
Zinman Atomic Energy Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
1013852880
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