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
Genre
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
909/.09823
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GC771
LC item number
.W56 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Winchester, Simon
  • Winchester, Simon
  • Ocean and civilization
  • Geography
  • Ocean and civilization
  • Travel
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-463) and index
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 492 pages
Isbn
9780062315427
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2015020468
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915741427
  • 866730
  • (OCoLC)ocn915741427
  • 866730
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-463) and index
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 492 pages
Isbn
9780062315427
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2015020468
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915741427
  • 866730
  • (OCoLC)ocn915741427
  • 866730

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