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Tainted Desert Environmental and Social Ruin in the American West

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ISBN-10: 0415917719

ISBN-13: 9780415917711

Edition: 1998

Authors: Valerie Kuletz

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With The Tainted Desert, Valerie Kuletz maps the nuclear landscapes of the US inter-desert Southwest, a land sacrificed to the Cold War arms race and nuclear energy policy.
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Book details

List price: $53.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/3/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

List of Illustrations/Maps
Legend of Map Symbols
List of Acronyms
Preface
Acknowledgments
Mapping the Nuclear Landscape
Introduction
Tragedy at the Center of the Universe
Science Cities in the Desert
Nuclear Wasteland
Power, Representation, and Cultural Politics at Yucca Mountain
The View from Yucca Mountain
Cultural Politics
The Country of Lost Borders
Aboriginal Homeland
The Experimental Landscape
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index