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The Resource The Pentagon's brain : an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top-secret military research agency, Annie Jacobsen

The Pentagon's brain : an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top-secret military research agency, Annie Jacobsen

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The Pentagon's brain : an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top-secret military research agency
Title
The Pentagon's brain
Title remainder
an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top-secret military research agency
Statement of responsibility
Annie Jacobsen
Title variation
Pentagons brain
Title variation remainder
an uncensored history of DARPA, Americas top-secret military research agency
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"[A]uthor Annie Jacobsen draws on inside sources, exclusive interviews, private documents, and declassified memos to paint a picture of DARPA, or "the Pentagon's brain," from its Cold War inception in 1958 to the present. This is the book on DARPA--a compelling narrative about this clandestine intersection of science and the American military and the often frightening results." --Amazon.com
Summary
No one has ever written the history of the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful, and most controversial military science R&D agency. In the first-ever history about the organization,New York Times bestselling author Annie Jacobsen draws on inside sources, exclusive interviews, private documents, and declassified memos to paint a picture of DARPA, or "the Pentagon's brain," from its Cold War inception in 1958 to the present
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10443390
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Jacobsen, Annie
Dewey number
355/.070973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • Science and state
  • Technology and state
  • Military research
  • Large type books
  • United States
  • Large type books
  • Military research
  • Science and state
  • Technology and state
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top-secret military research agency
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The Pentagon's brain : an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top-secret military research agency, Annie Jacobsen
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 733-771)
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn907096954
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
  • Large print edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
viii, 771 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316387699
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)907096954
Label
The Pentagon's brain : an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top-secret military research agency, Annie Jacobsen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 733-771)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn907096954
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
  • Large print edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
viii, 771 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316387699
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)907096954

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