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Atomic West.

Author/Creator:
Hevly, Bruce W.
Publication:
Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (302 pages)
Series:
Emil and Kathleen Sick Book Series in Western History and Biography Ser.
Emil and Kathleen Sick Book Series in Western History and Biography Ser.
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Subjects:
Atomic bomb -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Nuclear energy -- United States -- History.
Nuclear energy -- Industrial applications -- United States -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Acknowledgments
The Atomic West: Region and Nation, 1942-1992 / Bruce Hevly and John M. Findlay
I. Building a Federal Presence
Grand Coulee and Hanford: The Atomic Bomb and the Development of the Columbia River / Robert E. Ficken
General Groves and the Atomic West: The Making and the Meaning of Hanford / Stanley Goldberg
Building the Atomic Cities: Richland, Los Alamos, and the American Planning Language / Carl Abbott
II. The Atomic Energy Commission at Work
The University of California, the Federal Weapons Labs, and the Founding the Atomic West / Gregg Herken
James L. Tuck: Scientific Polymath and Eternal Optimist of the Atomic West / Ferenc M. Szasz
Hotter Than a 2 Pistol" : Fallout, Sheep, and the Atomic Energy Commission, 1953-1986 / Barton C. Hacker
III. Local Resistance
Alaska and the Firecracker Boys: The Story of Project Chariot / Dan O'Neill
Radical Initiatives and Moderate Alternatives: California's 1976 Nuclear Safeguards Initiative / Thomas Wellock
Antinuclear Activism in the Pacific Northwest: WPPSS and Its Enemies / Daniel Pope
Air Force, Western Shoshone, and Mormon Rhetoric of Place and the MX Conflict / Matthew Glass
Contributors
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Findlay, John M.
Hevly, Bruce.
Other format:
Print version: Hevly, Bruce W. Atomic West
ISBN:
9780295800622
9780295977164
OCLC:
929159179