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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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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. - ;The US decision to drop an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on 6 August 1945 remains one of the most controversial events of the twentieth century. However, the controversy over the rights and wrongs of dropping the bomb has tended to obscure a number  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Rotter, Andrew Jon.
Hiroshima.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007045146
(OCoLC)176924534
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Jon Rotter
ISBN: 9780191516870 0191516872 0192804375 9780192804372 9781435642522 143564252X 1281341339 9781281341334
OCLC Number: 227208734
Description: 1 online resource (371 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations.
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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