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Title:
Red cloud at dawn : Truman, Stalin, and the end of the atomic monopoly
Author:
Gordin, Michael D.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
Language:
English
Contents:
Atomic monopoly -- How much time do we have? -- Larger than Enormoz -- First lightning -- Making Vermont -- Dramatizing the situation -- The year of Joe.
ISBN:
9780374256821
Format :
Book

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