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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 / Simon Winchester.

Winchester, Simon, (author.).
Book Book ([2015])
Description: xiv, 492 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
15 of 15 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 15 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 0062315412
  • ISBN: 9780062315410
  • ISBN: 9780062315427 (pbk.)
  • Edition: First edition.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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.
Citation: Winchester, Simon. "Pacific : silicon chips and surfboards, coral reefs and atom bombs, brutal dictators, fading empires, and the coming collision of the world's superpowers." New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.

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