ISBN-10:
0226097854
ISBN-13:
9780226097855
Pub. Date:
04/28/1990
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Multiple Exposures: Chronicles of the Radiation Age / Edition 1

Multiple Exposures: Chronicles of the Radiation Age / Edition 1

by Catherine Caufield
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ISBN-13: 9780226097855
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 04/28/1990
Edition description: 1
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Part One
1. Discovery
2. The First Standards
3. Radioactivity
4. The Dial Painters
5. Setting Limits on Radium
Part Two
6. Building the Bomb
7. Getting to Know the Bomb
8. Postwar Standards
9. Uranium Fever
10. Operation Crossroads
11. The Proving Ground
12. Fallout
Part Three
13. 1956 Standards
14. Medicine After the Bomb 
15. The Peaceful Atom
16. Confusion and Acrimony
17. A House Divided
18. 1977 Standards
Part Four
19. Natural Radiation
20. Multiple Exposures
21. Keeping Track
22. Unnecessary Exposures
23. Out of Control
Epilogue
Chronology
Glossary
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index

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