peril and a hope the scientists" movement in America, 1945-47. by Alice Kimball Smith

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Published by M.I.T. Press in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Science -- United States,
  • Atomic bomb

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ127.U6 S6 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 398 p.
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5757517M
ISBN 100262690268
LC Control Number71130277

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