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Author Badash, Lawrence.

Title A nuclear winter's tale [electronic resource] : science and politics in the 1980s / Lawrence Badash.

Imprint Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 403 pages).
Series Transformations : studies in the history of science and technology
Transformations (M.I.T. Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-388) and index.
Contents Background -- Science, Politics, and Carl Sagan: Through 1983 -- A Cold Day in Hell: Activities and Antagonisms, 1984-85 -- Smoldering Issues: 1986 and Afterward.
Summary Lawrence Badash traces the rise & fall of the concept of 'nuclear winter', played out in research activity, public relations & Reagan-era politics.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Radioactivity -- History -- 20th century.
Climatic changes -- History -- 20th century.
Science -- History -- 20th century.
Science and state -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Badash, Lawrence. Nuclear winter's tale. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2009 9780262012720 0262012723 (DLC) 2008039040 (OCoLC)246200101
ISBN 9780262258531 (electronic bk.)
0262258536 (electronic bk.)
9780262012720 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0262012723 (hardcover ; alk. paper)