Nucleus and Nation

Nucleus and Nation

Scientists, International Networks, and Power in India

eBook - 2010
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In 1974 India joined the elite roster of nuclear world powers when it exploded its first nuclear bomb. But the technological progress that facilitated that feat was set in motion many decades before, as India sought both independence from the British and respect from the larger world. Over the course of the twentieth century, India metamorphosed from a marginal place to a serious hub of technological and scientific innovation. It is this tale of transformation that Robert S. Anderson recounts in Nucleus and Nation. Tracing the long institutional and individual preparations for India's first nu.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780226019772
0226019772
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 683 pages, [18] pages of plates) : illustrations, map

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