Manual for survival : a Chernobyl guide to the future
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New York : W.W. Norton & Company, independent Publishers Since 1923, [2019].
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Central - Adult Nonfiction
363.1799 BROWN
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Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
420 pages : map ; 25 cm
Street Date
1903
Language
English
ISBN
9780393652512, 0393652513

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"A chilling exposé of the international effort to minimize the health and environmental consequences of nuclear radiation in the wake of Chernobyl. Governments and journalists tell us that though Chernobyl was "the worst nuclear disaster in history," a reassuringly small number of people died (44), and nature recovered. Yet, drawing on a decade of fine-grained archival research and interviews in Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus, Kate Brown uncovers a much more disturbing story--one in which radioactive isotypes caused hundreds of thousands of casualties. Scores of Soviet scientists, bureaucrats, and civilians documented stunning increases in cases of birth defects, child mortality, cancers, and a multitude of prosaic diseases, which they linked to Chernobyl. Worried that this evidence would blow the lid on the effects of massive radiation release from weapons testing during the Cold War, international scientists and diplomats tried to bury or discredit it. A haunting revelation of how political exigencies shape responses to disaster, Manual for Survival makes clear the irreversible impact on every living thing not just from Chernobyl, but from eight decades of radiation from nuclear energy and weaponry."--,Provided by publisher.
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Brown, K. (2019). Manual for survival: a Chernobyl guide to the future. First edition. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, independent Publishers Since 1923.

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Brown, Kate. 2019. Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, independent Publishers Since 1923.

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Brown, Kate, Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, independent Publishers Since 1923, 2019.

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Brown, Kate. Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future. First edition. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, independent Publishers Since 1923, 2019. Print.

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