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The Resource Atomic thunder : the Maralinga story, Elizabeth Tynan

Atomic thunder : the Maralinga story, Elizabeth Tynan

Label
Atomic thunder : the Maralinga story
Title
Atomic thunder
Title remainder
the Maralinga story
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Tynan
Creator
Subject
Summary
In September 2016 it will be 60 years since the first British mushroom cloud rose above the plain at Maralinga in South Australia. The atomic weapons test series wreaked havoc on Indigenous communities and turned the land into a radioactive wasteland. In 1950 Australian prime minister Robert Menzies blithely agreed to atomic tests that offered no benefit to Australia and relinquished control over them - and left the public completely in the dark. This book reveals the devastating consequences of that decision. This book is the most comprehensive account of the whole saga, from the time that the explosive potential of splitting uranium atoms was discovered, to the uncovering of the extensive secrecy around the British tests in Australia many years after the British had departed, leaving an unholy mess behind
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
363.1799099423
Label
Atomic thunder : the Maralinga story, Elizabeth Tynan
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (pages 321-360) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
46410703
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 373 pages
Isbn
9781742234281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 46410703
  • (Sirsi) 46410703
Label
Atomic thunder : the Maralinga story, Elizabeth Tynan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references (pages 321-360) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
46410703
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 373 pages
Isbn
9781742234281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 46410703
  • (Sirsi) 46410703

Library Locations

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      215 Wright Street, Cloverdale, 6105, AU
      -31.96206 115.93403
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