Book ID: CBB000741816

Nylon and Bombs: DuPont and the March of Modern America (2007)


Ndiaye, Pap (Author)

Johns Hopkins University Press

Publication Date: 2007
Edition Details: Translated by Elborg Forster
Physical Details: 289 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description On DuPont's role in the development of both nylon and plutonium and the relationship of those technologies to 20th-century American culture.

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Authors & Contributors
Smith, John K.
Hounshell, David A.
Bini, Elisabetta
Vezzosi, Elisabetta
Ciglioni, Laura
Oatsvall, Neil
Technology and Culture
Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
Physics in Perspective
Environmental History
Agricultural History
University of Delaware
University of Pittsburgh Press
University of Alabama Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
J & J Publishing
Nuclear industry
Chemical industry
Technology and culture
Development of technology; change in technology
Science and war; science and the military
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Gross, Hans
Carothers, Wallace Hume
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
20th century, early
21st century
20th century, late
18th century
United States
Soviet Union
Du Pont Company
Hanford Nuclear Site (Washington)
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission

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