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The Firecracker Boys

H-bombs, Inupiat Eskimos, and the Roots of the Environmental Movement

by Dan O"Neill

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • Nuclear issues,
  • Nuclear Proliferation,
  • Nature,
  • History - General History,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Power Resources - Nuclear,
  • United States - 20th Century (1945 to 2000),
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Military - Nuclear Warfare,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • Alaska,
  • History,
  • Hydrogen bomb,
  • Nuclear Weapons,
  • Nuclear excavation,
  • Testing,
  • Thompson, Cape (North Slope Borough),
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages418
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10277529M
    ISBN 100465003486
    ISBN 109780465003488

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