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The Resource Chernobyl, David Erik Nelson, book editor

Chernobyl, David Erik Nelson, book editor

Label
Chernobyl
Title
Chernobyl
Statement of responsibility
David Erik Nelson, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.17/99094777
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TK1362.U38
LC item number
C42 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Nelson, David Erik
Series statement
Perspectives on modern world history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobylʹ, Ukraine, 1986
  • Nuclear power plants
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Chernobyl, David Erik Nelson, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-207) and index
Contents
Historical background on the Chernobyl disaster. The Chernobyl disaster / David R. Marples ; The development of the Soviet nuclear industry / David F. Duke ; Soviet secrecy in the face of calamity / Celestine Bohlen ; The Soviet myth of safety / Grigori Medvedev ; An economic catastrophe / Richard L. Hudson -- Controversies surrounding the Chernobyl disaster. Initial reports show the Soviet response to Chernobyl was successful / Richard Wilson ; Radiation exposure and negative health outcomes were underreported and underestimated / Glenn Alan Cheney ; Radiation exposure from the Chernobyl disaster was not as severe as expected / International Atomic Energy Agency ; Belarus absorbed the brunt of Chernobyl's radiation / Fred Weir ; Which country suffered the most from Chernobyl is unclear / Mary Mycio ; Russian and Belarusian officials continue to minimize the impact of Chernobyl / Yelena Starovoitova ; The Chernobyl disaster was the fatal blow to the USSR / Stephen Weeks ; Farming in the contaminated zones of Belarus / Steven Lee Myers ; Children harmed by the Chernobyl accident should be helped at home / Sarah Carey ; A comparison of the Chernobyl and Three Mile Island incidents / Richard D. Fitzgerald ; The Chernobyl disaster shows that nuclear energy is inherently unsafe / Harvey Wasserman ; Chernobyl tourism / Tom Parfitt -- Personal narratives. A control room worker talks about the accident and life afterwards / Vivienne Parry ; A liquidator's experience at Chernobyl / Sergei B., interviewed by Mark Resnicoff ; Women and children in Chernobyl / Svetlana Alexievich ; Poems by a Pripyat refugee / Lyubov Sirota, translated by Leonid Levin and Elisavietta Ritchie ; An Irish activist working with "Chernobyl orphans" / Adi Roche ; A Chernobyl tourist / Charles Hawley
Control code
ocn317921789
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9780737745559
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009027203
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)317921789
Label
Chernobyl, David Erik Nelson, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-207) and index
Contents
Historical background on the Chernobyl disaster. The Chernobyl disaster / David R. Marples ; The development of the Soviet nuclear industry / David F. Duke ; Soviet secrecy in the face of calamity / Celestine Bohlen ; The Soviet myth of safety / Grigori Medvedev ; An economic catastrophe / Richard L. Hudson -- Controversies surrounding the Chernobyl disaster. Initial reports show the Soviet response to Chernobyl was successful / Richard Wilson ; Radiation exposure and negative health outcomes were underreported and underestimated / Glenn Alan Cheney ; Radiation exposure from the Chernobyl disaster was not as severe as expected / International Atomic Energy Agency ; Belarus absorbed the brunt of Chernobyl's radiation / Fred Weir ; Which country suffered the most from Chernobyl is unclear / Mary Mycio ; Russian and Belarusian officials continue to minimize the impact of Chernobyl / Yelena Starovoitova ; The Chernobyl disaster was the fatal blow to the USSR / Stephen Weeks ; Farming in the contaminated zones of Belarus / Steven Lee Myers ; Children harmed by the Chernobyl accident should be helped at home / Sarah Carey ; A comparison of the Chernobyl and Three Mile Island incidents / Richard D. Fitzgerald ; The Chernobyl disaster shows that nuclear energy is inherently unsafe / Harvey Wasserman ; Chernobyl tourism / Tom Parfitt -- Personal narratives. A control room worker talks about the accident and life afterwards / Vivienne Parry ; A liquidator's experience at Chernobyl / Sergei B., interviewed by Mark Resnicoff ; Women and children in Chernobyl / Svetlana Alexievich ; Poems by a Pripyat refugee / Lyubov Sirota, translated by Leonid Levin and Elisavietta Ritchie ; An Irish activist working with "Chernobyl orphans" / Adi Roche ; A Chernobyl tourist / Charles Hawley
Control code
ocn317921789
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9780737745559
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009027203
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)317921789

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