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Inventing Los Alamos

The Growth of an Atomic Community

by Jon Hunner

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by University of Oklahoma Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Social History,
  • Los Alamos (N.M.),
  • United States - State & Local - Southwest,
  • History,
  • Social conditions,
  • History - U.S,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Family,
  • Social aspects,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Military - Nuclear Warfare,
  • 20th century,
  • Community life,
  • Los Alamos,
  • New Mexico

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7940066M
    ISBN 100806136340
    ISBN 109780806136349

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