AUTHORAtkins, Stephen
TITLEHistorical Encyclopedia of Atomic Energy
PUBLISHERGreenwood Press
CITYWestport, CT

This single volume encyclopedia provides a ready reference and study guide for subjects related to nuclear issues. Entries include brief descriptions of organizations and committees, scientific and technical terms, installations and laboratories, arms control treaties, nuclear weapon systems and tests, and programs of the nuclear nations. Each entry contains several bibliographic citations for more detailed information. The author intends the book for a general audience including high school and college students interested in the history of atomic energy. While not totally inclusive, it does provide information on a broad range of nuclear topics. A comprehensive bibliography is also included.

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