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Hiroshima : the world's bomb

Author: Andrew Jon Rotter
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Making of the modern world (Oxford University Press)
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Reveals the international story behind the creation of the atom bomb and the development of the modern age, as it discusses the crises that led to the Second World War, unsuccessful attempts to control the spread of nuclear weapons, the political and strategic decisions that led to the bomb, and its implications for the modern world.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Jon Rotter
ISBN: 9780192804372 0192804375
OCLC Number: 176924534
Description: viii, 371 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The world's atom --
Great Britain : refugees, air power, and the possibility of the bomb --
Japan and Germany : paths not taken --
The United States I : imagining and building the bomb --
The United States II : using the bomb --
Japan : the atomic bombs and war's end --
The Soviet Union : the bomb and the Cold War --
The world's bomb --
Epilogue : nightmares and hopes.
Series Title: Making of the modern world (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Andrew J. Rotter.
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The international history of the development of the atomic bomb, its first use against Japan, and the Cold War nuclear arms race that it gave rise to.  Read more...

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OUP should use Hiroshima as a paperback; it deserves the widest readership Ian Neary, Times Literary Supplement Rotter is not concerned exclusively with science. He is as much interested in the Read more...

 
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