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The Resource Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser

Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser

Label
Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety
Title
Command and control
Title remainder
nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety
Statement of responsibility
Eric Schlosser
Title variation
Nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a minute-by-minute account of an H-bomb accident that nearly caused a nuclear disaster, examining other near misses and America's growing susceptibility to a catastrophic event
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schlosser, Eric
Dewey number
363.17/990976774
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • U264.3
  • U264.3
LC item number
  • .S45 2013
  • .S45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Titan (Missile)
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear weapons
Label
Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Illustrations on end pages
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [583]-611) and index
Contents
Author's note -- Selected cast of characters -- Acronyms and abbreviations -- The Titan -- Not good -- New wave -- No lone zones -- Spheres within spheres -- Potential hazards -- Machinery of control -- The best, the biggest, and the most -- In violation -- Megadeath -- Accidents will happen -- Acceptable risks -- The optimum mix -- Breaking in -- Out of control -- Decapitation -- The brink -- An abnormal environment -- Damascus -- Balanced and unbalanced -- The wrong tape -- Like hell -- Confirm or deny -- The end -- Epilogue
Control code
sky255772424
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiii, 632 p.
Isbn
9781594202278
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013017151
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser
Publication
Note
Illustrations on end pages
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [583]-611) and index
Contents
Author's note -- Selected cast of characters -- Acronyms and abbreviations -- The Titan -- Not good -- New wave -- No lone zones -- Spheres within spheres -- Potential hazards -- Machinery of control -- The best, the biggest, and the most -- In violation -- Megadeath -- Accidents will happen -- Acceptable risks -- The optimum mix -- Breaking in -- Out of control -- Decapitation -- The brink -- An abnormal environment -- Damascus -- Balanced and unbalanced -- The wrong tape -- Like hell -- Confirm or deny -- The end -- Epilogue
Control code
sky255772424
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiii, 632 p.
Isbn
9781594202278
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013017151
Other physical details
ill.

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