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  • The Los Alamos Primer by Robert Serber
    The Los Alamos Primer (English, Hardback) Robert Serber

    Presents the classified lectures that galvanized the Manhattan Project scientists. This work provides a brief history of the development of atomic physics up to the day that Serber stood before his blackboard at Los Alamos.

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  • The Making Of The Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes
    The Making Of The Atomic Bomb (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    With a new introduction from the author, this is the 25th anniversary edition of the Pulitzer prize-winning story of how the atomic bomb came to be.

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  • Energy by Professor Richard Rhodes
    Energy (English, Hardback) Professor Richard Rhodes

    Describes five centuries of progress through the history of energy sources, from wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond and highlights the successes and failures that led to each innovation.

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  • Masters of Death by Richard Rhodes
    Masters of Death (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    In Masters of Death, Richard Rhodes gives full weight, for the first time, to the part played by the Einsatzgruppen - the professional killing squads deployed in Poland and the Soviet Union, early in World War II, by Himmler's SS. And he shows how these squads were utilized as the Nazis made two separate plans for dealing with the civilian populations they wanted to destroy.

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  • Hell and Good Company by Richard Rhodes
    Hell and Good Company (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    Celebrated historian Richard Rhodes explores the Spanish Civil War through the stories of the reporters, writers, artists and doctorswho witnessed it

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  • Hedys Folly by Richard Rhodes
    Hedys Folly (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    The award-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb describes the lesser-known technological talents of actress Hedy Lamarr and the collaborative work with avant-garde composer George Antheil that eventually led to the development of spread-spectrum radio, cell phones and GPS systems. (This book was previously listed in Forecast.

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  • The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes
    The Making of the Atomic Bomb (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    Traces the development of the atomic bomb from Leo Szilard's concept through the drama of the race to build a workable device to the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima.

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  • The Ungodly by Richard Rhodes
    The Ungodly (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    Presents a story of terrible hardship and awesome courage - a story that aims to increase our understanding of what kind of people made this nation and what a full and immeasurable price they paid.

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  • Visions Of Technology by Richard Rhodes
    Visions Of Technology (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Rhodes provides a lively collection of writings about the unexpected and paradoxical ways in which technology has changed our lives.

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  • Josef Sudek by Maia-Mari Sutnik
    Josef Sudek (English, Hardback) Maia-Mari Sutnik, Antonin Dufek

    Josef Sudek, the 'Poet of Prague', had a legendary career spanning almost six decades. His craftsmanship and technical virtuosity were unparalleled among his contemporaries. This book deals with his life and work.

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  • Power to Save the World by Gwyneth Cravens
    Power to Save the World (English, Paperback) Gwyneth Cravens

    A critical analysis of nuclear energy takes a close-up look at the facts, fears, and myths about this energy resource, offering a detailed assessment of its risks and benefits while refuting familiar arguments against nuclear power.

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  • Twilight Of The Bombs by Richard Rhodes
    Twilight Of The Bombs (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    The author offers a secret history of post-Cold War nuclear weapons, assesses the emerging threat of nuclear terrorism and the U.S.'s complicated relationships with rogue nations and explains what would make a post-nuclear world possible. By the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb.

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  • Why They Kill by Richard Rhodes
    Why They Kill (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    Draws on interviews with criminals in prison to explain why individuals commit violence, examining the common threads that lead to violent behavior and explaining how intervention can stop the cycle.

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  • Arsenals of Folly by Richard Rhodes
    Arsenals of Folly (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a riveting account of the nuclear arms race and the Cold War....

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  • The Manhattan Project by Cynthia C. Kelly
    The Manhattan Project (English, Paperback) Cynthia C. Kelly

    The Manhattan Project (1942-1946) resulted in the development and detonation of the first nuclear weapons - and irrevocably changed the course of world events. This book provides the history of the project and its legacy, from the array of perspectives and primary sources: secret documents, essays, articles, biographies, plays, and novels.

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  • The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Professor Richard Rhodes
    The Making of the Atomic Bomb (English, CD-Audio) Professor Richard Rhodes

    Here for the first time, in rich, human, political, and scientific detail, is the complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century discovery of the vast energy locked inside the atom to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan....

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  • Hell and Good Company by Richard Rhodes
    Hell and Good Company (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    From the Pulitzer Prize?winning and bestselling author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb, ?The most extraordinary book about the Spanish Civil War ever encountered? (The Washington Post)....

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  • The Audubon Reader by John James Audubon
    The Audubon Reader (English, Hardback) John James Audubon

    James Audubon's biographer, Richard Rhodes, has gathered excerpts from his journals, letters, and published works, and has organized them to appeal to general readers. Rhodes's unobtrusive commentary frames a wide range of selections, including Audubon's vivid "bird biographies," correspondence with his devoted wife, Lucy, journal accounts of dramatic river journeys and hunting trips with the...

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  • Energy by Richard Rhodes
    Energy (English, CD-Audio) Richard Rhodes

    Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time-wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond....

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  • The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes
    The Making of the Atomic Bomb (English, Paperback) Richard Rhodes

    The author recounts the story of how the atomic bomb was developed, from the discovery at the turn of century of the vast energy locked inside the atom, to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan during the Second World War.

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