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Nuclear politics energy and the state in the United States, Sweden, and France by James M. Jasper

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • Sweden.,
  • France.


  • Nuclear energy -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Nuclear energy -- Government policy -- Sweden.,
  • Nuclear energy -- Government policy -- France.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-310) and index.

StatementJames M. Jasper.
LC ClassificationsHD9698.U52 J37 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 327 p. :
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2220780M
ISBN 100691078416
LC Control Number89049566

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