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  • Title: Test of Greatness: Britain's Struggle for the Atom Bomb
  • Author: Brian Cathcart
  • ISBN: 9780719552250
  • Page: 424
  • Format: Unknown Binding

  • Test of Greatness: Britain's Struggle for the Atom Bomb By Brian Cathcart , xv, 301 pages, SIGNED and dedicated by author on title page, illustrated with black and white plates
    Brian Cathcart
    Brian Cathcart is a journalist by background, having worked for Reuters, the London Independent papers and the New Statesman, and he is now professor of journalism at Kingston University London Some of his books including The Case of Stephen Lawrence, which won the Orwell Prize and a CWA Gold Dagger have grown out of news and journalism others such as The Fly in the Cathedral reflect his love of history His latest, The News From Waterloo, combines the two Cathcart is also a campaigner, having co founded Hacked Off in 2011 to make the case for a free and accountable press He is married with grown up sons and lives in London, where he feeds the birds in the garden and from which he escapes occasionally to walk the Pennine Way.

    Test of Greatness: Britain's Struggle for the Atom Bomb By Brian Cathcart

    Commentaires:

    Jemma
    We re all aware of the arguments for and against, countries such as Britain acquiring nuclear weapons Whether you believe Britain needed to do this, or that we should never have, this is a fascinating account of what actually happened We ve all heard the story of the Manhattan Project, probably many times but have we heard how Britain actually acquired the technology, after the Americans abruptly stopped sharing information with us Especially ungrateful, considering that the early work on an ato [...]

    Matt Kuhns
    I enjoyed Test of Greatness, and had no difficulty finishing it, but on balance the book itself was definitely good than great Cathcart does a very credible job of conveying difficult technical details, and of weaving these together with political themes, bureaucratic obstacles, and the ever present constraints on any enterprise in austerity Britain which I would argue is a compelling theme than the author perhaps realized.On the other hand, at many points throughout the book it seems like the [...]

    Leah G
    The definitive, interesting, and accessible book that explains how and why England got the atom bomb, how things with America didn t really work out as planned, and how the bomb was built and tested Plus lots of good pictures Cathcart dug up.

    Mark
    Cathcart s book is a satisfactory introductory history to the development of Britain s atomic bomb.

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      Published :2019-08-03T10:31:44+00:00