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  • The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
    The Radium Girls (English, Paperback)

    First-ever account of the American women from the roaring 1920s who were poisoned by the paint they worked with, and courageously fought for justice.

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  • Command and Control by Eric Schlosser
    Command and Control (English, Paperback)

    Interweaves the minute-by-minute story of an accident at a missile silo in rural Arkansas, where a single crew struggled to prevent the explosion of the most powerful nuclear warhead ever built by the United States, with a historical narrative that spans more than fifty years.

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  • Atomic Accidents by James Mahaffey
    Atomic Accidents (English, Paperback)

    A gripping narrative of nuclear mishaps and meltdowns around the globe, all of which have proven pivotal to the advancement of nuclear science.

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  • Radiation Nation by Natasha Zaretsky
    Radiation Nation (English, Paperback)

    On March 28, 1979, the worst nuclear reactor accident in U.S. history occurred at the Three Mile Island power plant. In this innovative study, Natasha Zaretsky uses the near-meltdown to shed new light on the era's political realignments. Radiation Nation uncovers the surprising bodily and ecological dimensions of post-Vietnam conservatism.

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  • The Iran Agenda Today by Reese Erlich
    The Iran Agenda Today (English, Paperback)

    Based on frequent, first-hand reporting in Iran and the United States, The Iran Agenda Today explores the turbulent recent history between the two countries and reveals how it has led to a misguided showdown over nuclear technology. Foreign correspondent Reese Erlich notes that all the major U.S. intelligence agencies agree Iran has not had a nuclear weapons program since at least 2003. He...

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  • The Politics of Invisibility by Olga Kuchinskaya
    The Politics of Invisibility (English, Hardback)

    Lessons from the massive Chernobyl nuclear accident about how we deal with modern hazards that are largely imperceptible.

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  • Life Exposed by Adriana Petryna
    Life Exposed (English, Paperback)

    On April 26, 1986, Unit Four of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded in the Soviet Ukraine. More than 3.5 million people in Ukraine alone, not to mention many citizens of surrounding countries, are suffering the effects. This title examines the vexed political, scientific, and social circumstances that followed the disaster.

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  • Paths to a Green World by Jennifer Clapp
    Paths to a Green World (English, Paperback)

    A new edition of a book that takes a comprehensive look at the ways economic processes affect global environmental outcomes.

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  • Nuclear Safeguards, Security, and Nonproliferation by James Doyle
    Nuclear Safeguards, Security, and Nonproliferation (English, Paperback)

    Nuclear Safeguards, Security and Nonproliferation: Achieving Security with Technology and Policy, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference covering the cutting-edge technologies used to trace, track and safeguard nuclear material. Sections cover security, the illicit trafficking of nuclear materials, improvised nuclear devices, and how to prevent nuclear terrorism. International case studies of...

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  • Biophysics by Roland Glaser
    Biophysics (English, Hardback)

    In its fully revised 2nd edition, this book provides the background needed for a fundamental understanding of biophysics, spanning the whole range of life from a biophysical view, from the molecular, cellular and organismic level to environmental factors.

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  • Seeing the Light: The Case for Nuclear Power in the 21st Century by Scott L. Montgomery
    Seeing the Light: The Case for Nuclear Power in the 21st Century (English, Paperback)

    This is the first accessible book to discuss all aspects of nuclear power in the context of the new nuclear era to help combat climate change and lethal air pollution, for students, the general public, and anyone interested in the future of energy production and the future of humanity on Earth.

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  • Preventing Black Market Trade in Nuclear Technology by Matthew Bunn
    Preventing Black Market Trade in Nuclear Technology (English, Hardback)

    Every nuclear weapons program for decades has relied on the illicit import of key technologies. This book explains how states procure what they need to build nuclear weapons, what is being done currently to stop them, and how to strengthen global efforts to prevent such trade in the future.

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  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power by Andrew Blowers
    The Legacy of Nuclear Power (English, Paperback)

    Nuclear energy leaves behind an infinitely dangerous legacy of radioactive wastes in places that are remote and polluted landscapes of risk. Four of these places - Hanford (USA) where the plutonium for the first atomic bombs was made, Sellafield, where the UK's nuclear legacy is concentrated and controversial, La Hague the heart of the French nuclear industry, and Gorleben, the focal point of...

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  • Greening Berlin by Jens Lachmund
    Greening Berlin (English, Hardback)

    How plant and animal species conservation became part of urban planning in Berlin, and how the science of ecology contributed to this change.

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  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume IV by Jonathan L. Black-Branch
    Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume IV (English, Hardback)

    and, Chair of the International Law Association (ILA)Committee on Nuclear Weapons, Non- Proliferation & Contemporary International Law. Dieter Fleck is Former Director International Agreements & Policy, Federal Ministryof Defence, Germany;

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  • What We Know about Climate Change by Kerry Emanuel
    What We Know about Climate Change (English, Paperback)

    An updated edition of a guide to the basic science of climate change, and a call to action.

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  • Photocarcinogenesis & Photoprotection by Ratan Singh Ray
    Photocarcinogenesis & Photoprotection (English, Hardback)

    It provides a brief overview of the various novel nanocarriers for cosmeceuticals like nanoemulsions, liposomes, solid lipid nanoparticles (SLNs), dendrimers, inorganic nanoparticles, nanocrystals, etc., nanotechnology-based cosmeceutical products which are available in the market.

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  • Blue and Green by Scott L. Cummings
    Blue and Green (English, Paperback)

    How an alliance of the labor and environmental movements used law as a tool to clean up the trucking industry at the nation's largest port.

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  • Cross-Domain Deterrence by Erik Gartzke
    Cross-Domain Deterrence (English, Hardback)

    The complexity of the twenty-first century threat landscape contrasts markedly with the bilateral nuclear bargaining context envisioned by classical deterrence theory. Nuclear and conventional arsenals continue to develop alongside anti-satellite programs, autonomous robotics or drones, cyber operations, biotechnology, and other innovations barely imagined in the early nuclear age. The concept of...

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  • Harvesting the Biosphere by Vaclav Smil
    Harvesting the Biosphere (English, Hardback)

    An interdisciplinary and quantitative account of human claims on the biosphere's stores of living matter, from prehistoric hunting to modern energy production.

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