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Doomsday Men - the Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon, Smith, P. D.
1 Smith, P. D. Doomsday Men - the Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the Superweapon
London Penguin/ Allen Lane 2007 0713998156 / 9780713998153 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the 1st British edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.22 X 1.89 inches; 576 pages; "In this gripping narrative, Peter Smith tells the untold story of the doomsday bomb. In 1950, for the first time in history, mankind realised that he had within his grasp a truly God-like power - the ability to destroy life itself. Doomsday Men reveals the personalities behind the technologies of nuclear doomsday and shows how, in the end, the doomsday machine became the ultimate symbol of humanity's deepest fears about the science of destruction. As Smith forcefully shows, the culture that grew up in the shadow of this frightening weapon has helped shape all our contemporary anxieties about science, technology, and the future." 
Price: 19.95 CDN
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