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Man of the hour : James B. Conant, warrior scientist / Jennet Conant.

Conant, Jennet, (author.).

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIO CONANT (Text) 36626103874350 Adult Biographies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476730882
  • ISBN: 1476730881
  • Physical Description: x, 587 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [501]-561) and index.
Summary, etc.:
A portrait of the wartime scientist, Harvard University president and presidential advisor, written by his granddaughter, places his life against a backdrop of key historical events to offer particular insights into his oversight of the Manhattan Project and subsequent campaigns in support of atomic weapon control at the international level.
Subject: Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978.
Manhattan Project (U.S.) > History.
Educators > United States > Biography.
College presidents > United States > Biography.
Chemists > United States > Biography.
Atomic bomb > United States > History.
Cold War > Decision making > History.
Science and state > United States > History.
Technology and state > United States > History.
United States > Foreign relations > 20th century.
Genre: Biographies.
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