Permissible Dose: A History of Radiation Protection in the Twentieth Century


"A crisp and compelling assessment of the issues surrounding radiation protection. . . . Walker has a remarkable ability to make complicated issues clear and easy to understand. "--Allan M. Winkler, author of "Life under a Cloud"

"This concise and readable guide to the historical development of radiation protection standards by the federal government is exceptionally even-handed in discussing often controversial issues."--Barton C. Hacker, author of "Elements of Controversy"

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Berkeley, CA
Publication year:
  • 2000


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