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Publisher Description

Three Mile Island explains the far-reaching consequences of the partial meltdown of Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island power plant on March 28, 1979. Though the disaster was ultimately contained, the fears it triggered had an immediate and lasting impact on public attitudes towards nuclear energy in the United States. In this volume, Grace Halden contextualizes the events at Three Mile Island and the ensuing media coverage, offering a gripping portrait of a nation coming to terms with technological advances that inspired both awe and terror. Including a selection of key primary documents, this book offers a fascinating resource for students of the history of science, technology, the environment, and Cold War culture.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2017
June 27
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
230
Pages
PUBLISHER
Taylor and Francis
SELLER
Taylor & Francis Group
SIZE
4.1
MB

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