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Pacific: silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers
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Author:Winchester, Simon, author. reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers / Simon Winchester.
Edition:First edition.
Description:xiv, 492 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
LC Call No.:GC771.W56 2015
Dewey No.:909/.09823 23
ISBN:9780062315410 (hardcover)
9780062315427 (softcover)
9780062315434 (ebook)
9780062421630 (large print)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-463) and index.
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.
Subjects:Pacific Ocean -- Geography.
Pacific Ocean -- History.
Ocean and civilization.
Pacific Ocean -- Description and travel.
Winchester, Simon -- Travel.
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