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The Resource Pacific : silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers, Simon Winchester

Pacific : silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers, Simon Winchester

Label
Pacific : silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers
Title
Pacific
Title remainder
silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The New York Times best-selling author of The Men Who United the States traces the geological history of the Pacific Ocean to assess its relationship with humans and indelible role in the modern world
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
909/.09823
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GC771
LC item number
.W56 2015c
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
Pacific : silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Incudes bibliographical references (pages 673-693)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The great thermonuclear sea -- Mr. Ibuka's radio revolution -- The ecstasies of wave riding -- A dire and dangerous irritation -- Farewell, all my friends and foes -- Echoes of distant thunder -- How goes the lucky country? -- The fires in the deep -- A fragile and uncertain sea -- Of masters and commanders -- Epilogue: the call of the running tide
Control code
ocn907141161
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
xv, 693 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062421630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)907141161
Label
Pacific : silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers, Simon Winchester
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Incudes bibliographical references (pages 673-693)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The great thermonuclear sea -- Mr. Ibuka's radio revolution -- The ecstasies of wave riding -- A dire and dangerous irritation -- Farewell, all my friends and foes -- Echoes of distant thunder -- How goes the lucky country? -- The fires in the deep -- A fragile and uncertain sea -- Of masters and commanders -- Epilogue: the call of the running tide
Control code
ocn907141161
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
xv, 693 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062421630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)907141161

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