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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."
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).
New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. xiii, , 721,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Inscribed and dated by Sherwin on half-title page. Signed by Sherwin on title page. No DJ present. Kai Bird (born September 2, 1951) is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning author and columnist, best known for his biographies of political figures. Bird was born in 1951 in Eugene, Oregon. His father was a U.S. Foreign Service officer. His father named him after Kai-Yu Hsu, a refugee from Communist China he met at the University of Oregon. Kai means "mustard" in Mandarin Chinese, and "Kai-Yu" suggests somebody who adds spice to life. He received his BA from Carleton College in 1973 and a M.S. in journalism from Northwestern University in 1975. He won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 2006 for American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (co-authored with Martin J. Sherwin). His work includes writings on the Vietnam War, Hiroshima, Nuclear weapons, the Cold War, the Arab-Israeli conflict and the CIA. Martin J. Sherwin (born July 2, 1937) is an American historian. His scholarship mostly concerns the development of atomic energy and nuclear proliferation. Sherwin received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was the longtime Walter S. Dickson Professor at Tufts University until his retirement in May 2007. He and co-author Kai Bird shared the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Biography for American Prometheus. Sherwin worked on the book for two decades before Bird, a writer came on to collaborate in piecing all his research together.