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The Limits of Safety

  • 387 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear issues,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Peace studies,
  • Safety,
  • Military - Other,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • International Relations - Arms Control,
  • Modern - 20th Century/Nuclear Age,
  • Accidents,
  • American History,
  • Health & Fitness-Safety,
  • History / Military / Other,
  • Political Science and International Relations,
  • Political Science-International Relations - Arms Control,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7756582M
    ISBN 100691021015
    ISBN 109780691021010

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