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The Worst accident in the world

The Worst accident in the world

Chernobyl, the end of the nuclear dream

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Published by W. Heinemann, Pan Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear power plants -- Ukraine -- Chornobylʹ -- Accidents.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesChernobyl, the end of the nuclear dream.
    StatementNigel Hawkes ... [et al.] ; illustrations by Duncan Mil.
    ContributionsHawkes, Nigel, 1952-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19634480M
    ISBN 100330297430

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