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The Resource Plutopia : nuclear families, atomic cities, and the great Soviet and American plutonium disasters, Kate Brown

Plutopia : nuclear families, atomic cities, and the great Soviet and American plutonium disasters, Kate Brown

Label
Plutopia : nuclear families, atomic cities, and the great Soviet and American plutonium disasters
Title
Plutopia
Title remainder
nuclear families, atomic cities, and the great Soviet and American plutonium disasters
Statement of responsibility
Kate Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Kate
Dewey number
363.17/99094743
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD9539.P583
LC item number
S62 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plutonium industry
  • Plutonium industry
  • Working class families
  • Working class families
  • Plutonium industry
  • Plutonium industry
  • Industrial safety
  • Industrial safety
  • Ozërsk (Cheli͡abinskai͡a oblastʹ, Russia)
  • Richland (Wash.)
Label
Plutopia : nuclear families, atomic cities, and the great Soviet and American plutonium disasters, Kate Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Incarcerated space and Western nuclear frontiers -- Mr. Matthias goes to Washington -- Labor on the lam -- Labor shortage -- Defending the nation -- The city plutonium built -- Work and the women left holding plutonium -- Hazards -- The food chain -- Of flies, mice and men -- Part II. The Soviet working class atom and the American response -- The arrest of a journal -- The Gulag and the bomb -- The Bronze Age atom -- Keeping secrets -- Beria's visit -- Reporting for duty -- Empire of calamity -- "A few good men" : in pursuit of America's permanent war economy -- Stalin's rocket engine : rewarding the plutonium people -- Big Brother in the American heartland -- Neighbors -- The vodka society -- Part III. The plutonium disasters -- Managing a risk society -- The walking wounded -- Two autopsies -- Wahluke Slope : into harm's way -- Quiet flows the Techa -- Resettlement -- The zone of immunity -- The socialist consumers' republic -- The uses of an open society -- The Kyshtym belch, 1957 -- Karabolka, beyond the zone -- Private parts -- "From crabs to caviar, we had everything" -- Part IV. Dismantling the plutonium curtain -- Plutonium into portfolio shares -- Chernobyl redux -- 1984 -- The forsaken -- Sick people -- Cassandra in coveralls -- Nuclear glasnost -- All the kings' men -- Futures
Control code
ocm813540523
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780199855766
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012041758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)813540523
  • (Sirsi) a1173797
  • (OCoLC)813540523
Label
Plutopia : nuclear families, atomic cities, and the great Soviet and American plutonium disasters, Kate Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Incarcerated space and Western nuclear frontiers -- Mr. Matthias goes to Washington -- Labor on the lam -- Labor shortage -- Defending the nation -- The city plutonium built -- Work and the women left holding plutonium -- Hazards -- The food chain -- Of flies, mice and men -- Part II. The Soviet working class atom and the American response -- The arrest of a journal -- The Gulag and the bomb -- The Bronze Age atom -- Keeping secrets -- Beria's visit -- Reporting for duty -- Empire of calamity -- "A few good men" : in pursuit of America's permanent war economy -- Stalin's rocket engine : rewarding the plutonium people -- Big Brother in the American heartland -- Neighbors -- The vodka society -- Part III. The plutonium disasters -- Managing a risk society -- The walking wounded -- Two autopsies -- Wahluke Slope : into harm's way -- Quiet flows the Techa -- Resettlement -- The zone of immunity -- The socialist consumers' republic -- The uses of an open society -- The Kyshtym belch, 1957 -- Karabolka, beyond the zone -- Private parts -- "From crabs to caviar, we had everything" -- Part IV. Dismantling the plutonium curtain -- Plutonium into portfolio shares -- Chernobyl redux -- 1984 -- The forsaken -- Sick people -- Cassandra in coveralls -- Nuclear glasnost -- All the kings' men -- Futures
Control code
ocm813540523
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780199855766
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012041758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)813540523
  • (Sirsi) a1173797
  • (OCoLC)813540523

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