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Yellowcake Towns: Uranium Mining Communities in the American West


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Februar 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Provides the first detailed analysis of the four mining and milling communities at the center of the twentieth century uranium booms: Moab, Utah; Grants, New Mexico; Uraven, Colorado; and Jeffrey City, Wyoming.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; From Weed to Weapon: U.S. Uranium, 1898-1945; To Stimulate Production and in the Interest of Security: The First Cold War Uranium Boom, 1946-1958; Uranium Company Towns in the American; The Uranium Capital of the World I: Moab; The Uranium Capital of the World II: Grants; Allocation, Protectionism, and Subsistence: Changing Federal Policies to Preserve Domestic Producers, 1958-1970; Creatures of Uncle Sam: Yellowcake Communities During the Allocation and Stretch-Out Periods; The Commercial Book and Bust: Federal Policies and the Free Market, 1970-1988; Yellowcake Towns During the Commercial Boom and bust, 1970-1988; Conclusion; Index.

Portrait

Michael A. Amundson is a professor of history at Northern Arizona University, the author of "Yellowcake Towns," and the co-editor of "Atomic Culture."

Pressestimmen

"A fascinating story, well researched and written."
- "Moab Times Independent"
EAN: 9780870817656
ISBN: 0870817655
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV PR OF COLORADO
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 232 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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