Doomsday men

the real Dr. Strangelove and the dream of the superweapon

By Smith, Peter K.

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ISBN
978-0-31237-397-9
Publisher
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2007.


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Library Journal

Reviewed on January 7, 2008

Weaving together biography, science and art, Smith has created a compelling history of physics in the 20th century, focusing on the long-lasting search for ever more destructive weapons-from the development of chemical warfare in World War I Germany through the arms race of the Cold War. Explaining "why some of the most gifted and idealistic men of the twentieth century spent so much effort trying to destroy the planet," Smith's dynamic, riveting...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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