3 edition of Chernobyl and its aftermath found in the catalog.
by Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alta
Written in English
Entries chiefly in English and French, but numerous other language citations included.
|Statement||by Jurij Dobczansky ; foreword by David R. Marples.|
|Series||Occasional research reports ;, research report no. 18 --1988, Occasional research reports ;, research rept. no. 18.|
|LC Classifications||Z5162.A26 D6 1988, TK1362.S65 D6 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||17 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||17|
|LC Control Number||88213252|
In this powerful work of reportage, Chernobyl and its aftermath emerge as the Soviet Union’s last stand, containing all the pathologies and passion . Chernobyl and its aftermath by Jurij Dobczansky; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Bibliography, Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobylʹ, Ukraine,
Septem The Chernobyl nuclear power station, located about 65 miles north of Kiev, Ukraine (then part of the Soviet Union), begins supplying power to the grid. February A Author: Jesse Greenspan. At the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, then a part of the Soviet Union, a reactor exploded, resulting in at least 32 deaths in the immediate aftermath. People who lived nearby were.
Chernobyl disaster, accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power station in the Soviet Union in , the worst disaster in nuclear power generation history. Between 2 and 50 people were killed in the initial explosions, and dozens more contracted serious radiation sickness, some of whom later died. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was built between and and , and located in the then-Soviet controlled Ukraine, 68 miles north of .
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In “Midnight in Chernobyl,” the journalist Adam Higginbotham reconstructs the disaster from the ground up, recounting the prelude to it as well as its aftermath. "Serhii Plokhy provides the definitive story of the Chernobyl crisis and its aftermath, skillfully covering all angles from the scientific story, the humanitarian and economic costs of the clean-up, the manner in which the explosion forced Gorbachev to jump-start his perestroika reforms, and the igniting of Ukrainian nationalism."5/5(1).
I have read many books about Chernobyl, from dry scientific texts to often silly fictional accounts of its aftermath, yet this young author has done the best job of all of them, offering a simple-yet-accurate description of how Chernobyl's RBMK reactors worked and, ultimately, how one of them critically failed/5().
While widely regarded as the world's worst nuclear accident, Chernobyl’s legacy remains fiercely contested, with death tolls ranging from 31 toMIT historian Kate Brown, who has spent years in the Chernobyl archives, picks the best books on the disaster, compares its impact with atomic bomb testing, and argues for more research into.
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster - Kindle edition by Higginbotham, Adam. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
Use Chernobyl and its aftermath book like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear by: 2. A compelling history of the disaster and its aftermath presents Chernobyl as a terrifying emblem of the terminal decline of the Soviet system.
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There are many angles from which it can be approached. I think that the nonfiction books listed below are a good example. Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy by Serhii Plokhy.
Plokhy’s work is a historical examination of the disaster. It reconstructs the events of the night and it : Blaga Atanassova. Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy Hardcover – 15 May A compelling history of the disaster and its aftermath Plokhy's well-paced narrative plunges the reader into the sweaty, nervous tension of the Chernobyl control room (Daniel Beer Guardian)/5().
1-Sentence-Summary: Chernobyl teaches some fascinating and important history, science, and leadership lessons by diving into the details of the events leading up to the worst nuclear disaster in human history and its aftermath.
Read in: 4 minutes. Favorite quote from the author. Chernobyl is a nuclear power plant in Ukraine that was the site of a disastrous nuclear accident on Ap A routine test at the power plant went horribly wrong, and two massive.
Chernobyl is a historical drama television miniseries produced by HBO and Sky d and written by Craig Mazin and directed by Johan Renck, the series revolves around the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of April and the cleanup efforts that followed.
It features an ensemble cast led by Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, and Emily Watson. The five-part series premiered in the United Genre: Historical drama, Tragedy.
Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy () is a masterful retelling of the episode and its aftermath. Author Serhii Plokhy, who leads the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, grew up kilometers south of Chernobyl. He later discovered that his thyroid had been inflamed by radiation.
Chernobyl and Its Aftermath: A Chronology of Events. Preview this book action announcement appears April 26 arrived authorities began buses called cars Chernobyl accident Chernobyl nuclear clear closed closure Cloud commission completion construction contamination continued countries damaged danger death decision died disaster.
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Chernobyl and its aftermath by Jurij Dobczansky,Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta edition, in EnglishPages: Based on nearly 80 interviews with survivors and a deep dive into declassified Soviet documents, this account pulses with the human dramas that unfolded as people, including more than half a million conscripts, contended with the deadly explosion and its aftermath.
Midnight in Chernobyl also offers profound insights into the failing Soviet. Apin Chernobyl, was a turning point in world history. The disaster not only changed the world’s perception of nuclear power and the science that spawned it, but also our understanding of the planet’s delicate ecology.
With. The definitive, dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original /5. HBO’s five-part miniseries “Chernobyl” came to an end June 3 with a stirring finale that exposed the physical and psychological toll the disaster left in its wake.
Fans of the series Author: Zack Sharf. The book begins with him visiting the present-day Chernobyl site, now a kind of macabre tourist venue, with the destroyed reactor buried in its On 26 April the no.4 reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded/5.
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster of Apis predicted to continue to harm the environment for at least years. Description: Long before the tragedy of the nuclear disasters in Japan, the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl experienced an explosion, meltdown, fire, and massive release of radioactivity.
Twenty-five years later, we still know very little about the event and its aftermath."Serhii Plokhy provides the definitive story of the Chernobyl crisis and its aftermath, skillfully covering all angles from the scientific story, the humanitarian and economic costs of the clean-up, the manner in which the explosion forced Gorbachev to jump-start his perestroika reforms, and the igniting of Ukrainian nationalism." (Andrew.
What makes this talk particularly exciting is the launch of Plokhii's latest book: Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe (Plokhy, Basic Books, ), which is the first comprehensive history written about the disaster, its causes, and its aftermath all the way through to Drawing on newly available sources, this is the definitive.