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Author Zeman, Z. A. B. (Zbyněk A. B.), 1928-2011.

Title Uranium matters : Central European uranium in international politics, 1900-1960 / by Zbynek Zeman and Rainer Karlsch
Published New York : Central European University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents Unparalleled power -- The Erzgebirge region -- The politics of Czechoslovak uranium -- Wismut AG : a state within a state
Summary Examines the impact of the Czechoslovak and East German uranium industries on local politics and on societies, particularly in the decade or so after the end of the Second World War. The Erzgebirge - the Ore Mountains - on the border of Czechoslovakia and East Germany of the time, was the oldest uranium mine in the world, whose important resources were badly needed for Stalin's atomic bomb
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Uranium industry -- Czechoslovakia -- History.
Uranium industry -- Germany (East) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Karlsch, Rainer, 1957-
ISBN 1435632397 (electronic bk.)
6155211469 (electronic bk.)
9781435632394 (electronic bk.)
9786155211461 (electronic bk.)
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