The Highway of the Atom by Peter van WyckThe Highway of the Atom by Peter van Wyck

The Highway of the Atom

byPeter van Wyck

Hardcover | October 22, 2010

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A subarctic mine on the far eastern shores of Great Bear Lake provided Canadian uranium for the bombs detonated over Japan in August 1945. However, a complete history of Canada's involvement in the Manhattan Project and the development of the atomic bomb has been thwarted by restrictions on classified documents.
Peter C. van Wyck is an associate professor in the Department of Communications Studies at Concordia University.
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Title:The Highway of the AtomFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:October 22, 2010Publisher:McGill-Queen's University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:077353783X

ISBN - 13:9780773537835

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"The Highway of the Atom is far more than a history of colonial deceit and ethical disaster; it is also a wake-up call for Canadians who need to know that the deceit and the disaster are continuing right now." Topia