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Yellowcake Towns

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 230 Nombre de pages
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Informationen zum Autor Michael A. Amundson is a professor of history at Northern Arizona University, the author of "Yellowcake To... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Michael A. Amundson is a professor of history at Northern Arizona University, the author of "Yellowcake Towns," and the co-editor of "Atomic Culture." Klappentext Provides the first detailed analysis of the four mining and milling communities at the center of the twentieth century uranium booms: Moab, Utah; Grants, New Mexico; Uraven, Colorado; and Jeffrey City, Wyoming.

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Provides the first detailed analysis of the four mining and milling communities at the center of the twentieth century uranium booms: Moab, Utah; Grants, New Mexico; Uraven, Colorado; and Jeffrey City, Wyoming.



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Introduction; From Weed to Weapon: U.S. Uranium, 1898-1945; To Stimulate Production and in the Interest of Security: The First Cold War Uranium Boom, 1946-1958; Uranium Company Towns in the American; The Uranium Capital of the World I: Moab; The Uranium Capital of the World II: Grants; Allocation, Protectionism, and Subsistence: Changing Federal Policies to Preserve Domestic Producers, 1958-1970; Creatures of Uncle Sam: Yellowcake Communities During the Allocation and Stretch-Out Periods; The Commercial Book and Bust: Federal Policies and the Free Market, 1970-1988; Yellowcake Towns During the Commercial Boom and bust, 1970-1988; Conclusion; Index.

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Titre: Yellowcake Towns
Sous-titre: Uranium Mining Communities in the American West
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Code EAN: 9780870817656
ISBN: 978-0-87081-765-6
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: University Press of Colorado
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 230
Poids: 338g
Taille: H229mm x B155mm x T13mm
Année: 2004

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