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Power corrupts

Hilary Bacon

Power corrupts

the arguments against nuclear power

by Hilary Bacon

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Published by Pluto in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Nuclear energy -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHilary Bacon and John Valentine.
      ContributionsValentine, John, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK9057 .B26
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p. ;
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3866446M
      ISBN 100861043456
      LC Control Number81188194
      OCLC/WorldCa8348086

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