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Red Cloud at Dawn free pdf A "NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW" EDITORS' CHOICE On August 29, 1949, the first Soviet test bomb, dubbed "First Lightning," exploded in the deserts of Kazakhstan. This surprising international event marked the beginning of an arms race that would ultimately lead to nuclear proliferation beyond the two superpowers of the Soviet Union and the United States. With the use of newly opened archives, Michael D. Gordin folows a trail of espionage, secrecy, deception, political brinksmanship, and technical innovation to provide a fresh understanding of the nuclear arms race.

About Michael D Gordin

Michael D. Gordin is an associate professor of the history of science at Princeton University. He is the author of "Five Days in August: How World War II Became a Nuclear War."

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Author : Michael D Gordin
Publisher : Picador USA
Data Published : 01 December 2010
ISBN : 0312655428
EAN : 9780312655426
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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