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Gabrielle Hecht
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Uranium Africain, une histoire globale

Gabrielle Hecht
Editions du Seuil , 2016

This is a 2016 French translation of Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade (2012), translated by Charlotte Nordmann and part of the series "L'Univers Historique."

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Le Rayonnement de la France: énergie nucléaire et identité nationale après la Seconde Guerre mondiale

Gabrielle Hecht
Amsterdam , 2014

This is a French translation of The Radiance of France, by the same author (MIT Press, 2009)

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The Radiance of France: Nuclear Power and National Identity after World War II

Gabrielle Hecht
MIT Press , 2009

From MIT Press:
  
"In the aftermath of World War II, as France sought a distinctive role for itself in the modern, postcolonial world, the nation and its leaders enthusiastically embraced large technological projects in general and nuclear power in particular. The Radiance of France asks how it happened that technological prowess and national glory (or “radiance,” which also means “radiation” in French) became synonymous in France as nowhere else.
  

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