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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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Published by Harper .
Written in English.

About the Book

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.

About the Edition

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.

Table of 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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
909/.09823
Library of Congress
GC771 .W56 2015

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 492 pages
Number of pages
492

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27188652M
ISBN 10
0062315412, 0062315420
ISBN 13
9780062315410, 9780062315427
LC Control Number
2015020468
OCLC/WorldCat
915741427
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