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Death in life : survivors of Hiroshima

Author: Robert Jay Lifton
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Japan, "hibakusha" means "the people affected by the explosion" -- specifically, the explosion of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima in 1945. In this classic study, Robert Jay Lifton studies the psychological effects of the bomb on 90,000 survivors. Lifton sees this analysis as providing a last chance to understand -- and be motivated to avoid -- nuclear war. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Jay Lifton
ISBN: 080784344X 9780807843444
OCLC Number: 24065055
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, ©1967. With new pref.
Description: xii, 594 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Hiroshima --
The atomic bomb experience --
Invisible contamination --
"A-bomb disease" --
A-bomb man --
Atomic bomb leaders --
Residual struggles: trust, peace, and mastery --
Perceiving America --
Formulation: self and world --
Creative response: "a-bomb literature" --
Creative response: artistic dilemmas --
The survivor.
Responsibility: Robert Jay Lifton.

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"In Japan, "hibakusha" means "the people affected by the explosion" -- specifically, the explosion of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima in 1945. In this classic study, Robert Jay Lifton studies the psychological effects of the bomb on 90,000 survivors. Lifton sees this analysis as providing a last chance to understand -- and be motivated to avoid -- nuclear war. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.

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