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Death in life : survivors of Hiroshima.

Author: Robert Jay Lifton
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1991.
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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 study, the winner of the 1969 National Book Award in Science studies the psychological effects of the bomb on 90,000 survivors. He sees this analysis as providing a last chance to understand - and be motivated to avoid - nuclear war. This compassionate treatment is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lifton, Robert Jay, 1926-
Death in life.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1991
(DLC) 91050248
(OCoLC)24065055
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Jay Lifton
ISBN: 080784344X 9780807843444 9780807882894 0807882895 9781469602363 1469602369
OCLC Number: 868030268
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, ©1967. With new pref.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 594 pages)

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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 study, the winner of the 1969 National Book Award in Science studies the psychological effects of the bomb on 90,000 survivors. He sees this analysis as providing a last chance to understand - and be motivated to avoid - nuclear war. This compassionate treatment is a significant contribution to the atomic age.

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