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The Resource Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser

Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser

Label
Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus accident, and the illusion of safety
Title
Command and control
Title remainder
nuclear weapons, the Damascus accident, and the illusion of safety
Statement of responsibility
Eric Schlosser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From investigative journalist Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, comes an account of the management of nuclear weapons. Through accidents, near-misses, extraordinary heroism and technological breakthroughs, Command and Control explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: How do you deploy weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schlosser, Eric
Dewey number
363.17/990976774
Index
no index present
LC call number
U264.3
LC item number
.S45 2013b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Titan (Missile)
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear weapons
  • HISTORY
  • United States
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Nuclear weapons
  • Titan (Missile)
  • Arkansas
  • United States
Label
Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : The Penguin Press, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 957-1037)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: The Titan. Not good -- New wave -- No lone zones -- Spheres within spheres -- Potential hazards -- Part two: Machinery of control. The best, the biggest, and the most -- In violation -- Megadeath -- Part three: Accidents will happen. Acceptable risks -- The optimum mix -- Breaking in -- Part four: Out of control. Decapitation -- The brink -- An abnormal environment -- Part five: Damascus. Balanced and unbalanced -- The wrong tape -- Like hell -- Confirm or deny -- The end
Control code
ocn851416956
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
1041 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410461933
Lccn
2013029842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)851416956
Label
Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus accident, and the illusion of safety, Eric Schlosser
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : The Penguin Press, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 957-1037)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: The Titan. Not good -- New wave -- No lone zones -- Spheres within spheres -- Potential hazards -- Part two: Machinery of control. The best, the biggest, and the most -- In violation -- Megadeath -- Part three: Accidents will happen. Acceptable risks -- The optimum mix -- Breaking in -- Part four: Out of control. Decapitation -- The brink -- An abnormal environment -- Part five: Damascus. Balanced and unbalanced -- The wrong tape -- Like hell -- Confirm or deny -- The end
Control code
ocn851416956
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
1041 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410461933
Lccn
2013029842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)851416956

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