Living with the Bomb: American and Japanese Cultural Conflicts in the Nuclear Age
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Laura E. Hein, Mark Selden
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-18 - Publisher: Routledge

The development and use of the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki number among the formative national experiences for both Japanese and Americans as well as for 20th-century Japan-US relations. This volume explores the way in which the bomb has shaped the self-image of both peoples.
Living with the Bomb: American and Japanese Cultural Conflicts in the Nuclear Age
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Laura E. Hein, Mark Selden
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-18 - Publisher: Routledge

The development and use of the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki number among the formative national experiences for both Japanese and Americans as well as for 20th-century Japan-US relations. This volume explores the way in which the bomb has shaped the self-image of both peoples.
Better Safe Than Sorry
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Michael Krepon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-02 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

In 2008, the iconic doomsday clock of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientistswas set at five minutes to midnight—two minutes closer to Armageddon than in 1962, when John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev went eyeball to eyeball over missiles in Cuba! We still live in an echo chamber of fear,
Living with the Bomb
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Dorothy Rowe
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985-11-01 - Publisher: Routledge Kegan & Paul

Discusses public attitudes towards nuclear war, looks at the psychology of hopelessness, and argues that we must work to eliminate the concept of enemies
City and Trauma
Language: de
Pages: 332
Authors: Bettina Fraisl, Monika Stromberger
Categories: Cities and towns
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Königshausen & Neumann

New York, Sarajevo, Hiroshima, Berlin, Pforzheim, Manchester, Kuta, Riga - Städte wie diese wurden im 20. Jahrhundert Schauplätze von durch Menschen verursachten Katastrophen. Einige dieser Städte gerinnen in der globalen Wahrnehmung gleichsam zu Synonymen von schrecklichen Ereignissen, deren Häufung sich im vergangenen Jahrhundert mit den Möglichkeiten der medialen und literarischen