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Keeper of the Nuclear Conscience: The Life and Work of Joseph Rotblat

Keeper of the Nuclear Conscience: The Life and Work of Joseph Rotblat

Author: Andrew Brown
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Joseph Rotblat's life poses deep and important questions about conscience, science and society. This biography presents the full story, from his childhood lived out under anti-Semitism, family tragedy at the hands of the Nazis; work on Britain's nuclear programme; and his single-minded dedication to nuclear disarmament and social responsibility.
Table of contents
1. Growing up in Warsaw; 2. Liverpool; 3. Paradise Denied; 4. The bitterness of victory; 5. Stepping off the atomic train; 6. Bart's, bikini and the BBC; 7. Remember your humanity; 8. Pugwash; 9. Of mice and Moscow; 10. Towards a test ban; 11. Eggheads and Warheads; 12. Years of eclipse; 13. Latent progress; 14. Reaching for the impossible?; 15. An old man in a hurry
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General Fields

  • : 9780199586585
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : February 2012
  • : 222mm X 141mm X 23mm
  • : April 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 368
  • : 8pp black and white plate section
  • : Andrew Brown
  • : Hardback