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Roberts, Peder

The Surveillance Imperative

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Simone Turchetti, Peder Roberts

Section I. Surveillance Strategies to Control Natural Resources

2. From the Ground Up: Uranium Surveillance and Atomic Energy in Western Europe
Matthew Adamson, Lino Cambrubí, Simone Turchetti

3. Underground and Underwater: Oil Security in France and Britain during the Cold War
Roberto Cantoni, Leucha Veneer

Section II. Monitoring the Earth: Nuclear Weapon Programs

4. “Unscare” and Conceal: The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation and the Origin of International Radiation Monitoring
Néstor Herran

5. “In God We Trust, All Others We Monitor”: Seismology, Surveillance, and the Test Ban Negotiations
Simone Turchetti

Section III. Seeing the Sea—From Above and Below

6. Stormy Seas: Anglo-American Negotiations on Ocean Surveillance
Sam Robinson

7. Scientists and Sea Ice under Surveillance in the Early Cold War
Peder Roberts

Section IV. Surveillance Technologies

8. Space Technology and the Rise of the US Surveillance State
Roger D. Launius

9. Serendipitous Outcomes in Space History: From Space Photography to Environmental Surveillance
Sebastian Vincent Grevsmühl

Section V. From Surveillance to Environmental Monitoring

10. Observing the Environmental Turn through the Global Environment Monitoring System
Soraya Boudia

11. What Was Whole about the Whole Earth? Cold War and Scientific Revolution
Robert Poole

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Political History, History of Science, Modern History, Earth Sciences, general, World History, Global and Transnational History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Page amount
290 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137438744
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-49407-1

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