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

Conant, Jennet (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9781476730882
  • ISBN: 1476730881
  • Physical Description: print
    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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