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Brussels: The Secretariat of the Interim Committee for the Common Market and Euratom, . Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Wraps. 222,  pages. Some page discoloration. Cover has some wear and soiling. Pencil erasure residue on fep. This copy was provided with the compliments of Euratom according to a stamp on the fep. Included in this work are: Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community; Protocols on the Privileges and Immunities and on the Statute of the Court of Justice of the European Atomic Energy Community; Convention relating to certain Institutions common to the European Community; and Final Act of the Intergovernmental Conference on the Common Market and Euratom.
National Intelligence Council, 2004. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. , xliv. 678 pages. With CD in pocket at back cover. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. Some tears and wear on back cover. Text in English with some Chinese text. The National Intelligence Council issued this collection of over seventy National Intelligence Estimates on China--the largest such release ever made at one time. These formerly classified documents represent the most authoritative assessments of the United States Government and so constitute a unique historical records of a momentous era in China's modern history.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1959. 251, index, part of DJ flap cut out and pasted ins fr flylf, library bookplate, barcode, & stamp, lib call # on spine, bds scuffed The author was formerly director of public education for the Brookhaven Laboratory, a peacetime Atomic Energy Commission research center, and a consultant to the U.S. Air Force Air Research and Development Command. This work chronicles the decision to drop the bomb from the time President Truman was informed--116 days before Hiroshima. The final chapter is entitled "Conscience and Questions."
New York: World Publishing Company, 1970. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 22 cm. viii, 328 pages. Illustrations. Index. Some yellow highlighting in text, impression of former owner's stamp on flyleaf. DJ discolored & some wear at edges. Milton Viorst (born 1930) is an American journalist. He studied history at Rutgers University. In 1951, he was a Fulbright scholar in France. He returned and attended Harvard University and Columbia University, where he graduated in 1956 in journalism. From 1956 to 1993, His writing landed him on the master list of Nixon political opponents. In the early 1980s, he grew interested in Middle Eastern policy and became a specialist in this field.
Sydney, Australia: Melbourne University Press, 1958. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. 788 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Figures. Tables. Charts. References. Appendix. Index. Usual library markings and stamps. Boards somewhat weak. Discolored tape inside rear hinge. The Australian Atomic Energy Commission (AAEC) was a statutory body of the Australian government. It was established in 1952, replacing the Atomic Energy Policy Committee. In 1981 parts of the Commission were split off to become part of CSIRO, the remainder continuing until 1987, when it was replaced by the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO). The Commission head office was in Coogee, and its main facilities were at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Lucas Heights, established in 1958. Highlights of the Commission's history included: Major roles in the establishment of the IAEA and the system of international safeguards. The construction of the HIFAR and MOATA research reactors at Lucas Heights. The selection of the preferred tender for the construction of the proposed Jervis Bay Nuclear Power Plant, and the Ranger Uranium Mine joint venture. Other significant facilities constructed by the Commission at Lucas Heights included a 3MeV Van de Graaff particle accelerator, installed in 1964 to provide proton beams and now upgraded to become ANTARES, a smaller 1.3MeV betatron, and radioisotope production and remote handling facilities associated with HIFAR reactor.
Blacksburg, VA: Pocahontas Press, Inc., 2006. Presumed First printing of Photo Enhanced edition. Trade paperback. xiv, 65,  pages. Illustrated endpapers. Afterword by Parks Lanier, Jr. Illustrations. The author was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and graduated from the University of Tennessee and earned several awards such as Distinguished Tennessee Writer (1989), Outstanding Contribution to Appalachian Literature (1991), and Appalachian Heritage Writer's Award (2000).