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Fallout : a historian reflects on America's half-century encounter with nuclear weapons

Author: Paul S Boyer
Publisher: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©1998.
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Boyer, Paul S.
Fallout.
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)605341372
Online version:
Boyer, Paul S.
Fallout.
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)606002411
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul S Boyer
ISBN: 0814207855 9780814207857 0814207863 9780814207864
OCLC Number: 38010666
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 280 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Early Responses. 1. The Day America First Heard the News. 2. How Americans Imagined the Bomb They Dropped. 3. President Truman, the American People, and the Atomic Bomb. 4. Diplomats and Strategists Confront the Bomb --
II. Nuclear Culture in the Cold War's High Tide. 5. The American Medical Profession and the Threat of Nuclear War. 6. Edward Teller and Project Chariot. 7. Dr. Strangelove: Stanley Kubrick Presents the Apocalypse --
III. Going Underground: Nuclear America, 1963-1980. 8. From the Test Ban Treaty to Three Mile Island. 9. Nuclear War in the Writings of Bible-Prophecy Popularizers --
IV. The Reagan Era: The Freeze Campaign and After. 10. The Battle for Public Opinion in the 1940s and the 1980s. 11. Star Wars: The Cultural Implications of Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative. 12. Another Cycle of Nuclear Activism Ends. 13. "You Must Keep Reminding Us:" Post-Cold War College Students Contemplate Nuclear Issues --
V. The View from the Nineties. 14. Nuclear Menace in the Mass Culture of the Late Cold War Era and Beyond / Paul Boyer and Eric Idsvoog. 15. Hiroshima in American Memory. 16. The Enola Gay Controversy and the Perils of "Historical Revisionism."
Other Titles: Fall out
Responsibility: Paul Boyer.

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