Joseph Rotblat: Visionary for Peace

  title={Joseph Rotblat: Visionary for Peace},
  author={Reiner Braun and Robert Aubrey Hinde and David Krieger and Harold Walter Kroto and Sally Jo Milne},
Portrait J. Rotblat. Dedication (Robert A. Hinde). Preface. The Editors. Part 1: Joseph Rotblat. Joseph Rotblat and Pugwash (Jack Harris). Joseph Rotblat: the Nuclear Physicist (John Finney). Joseph Rotblat: Professor of Physics at Bart's Hospital Medical School, 1949-1973 (Christopher R. Hill). Joseph Rotblat and Individual Responsibility (Robert A. Hinde). Joseph Rotblat and Peace (David Krieger). Rotblat and Pugwash: Some Personal Reminiscences (Francesco Calogero). Joseph Rotblat: Guiding… 

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