Book ID: CBB000951113

The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (2009)

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Mariner, Rosemary B. (Editor)
Piehler, G. Kurt (Editor)


University of Tennessee Press


Publication Date: 2009
Physical Details: xxxi + 447 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description Contents:


Reviewed By

Review Badash, Lawrence (2009) Review of "The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (p. 954). unapi

Review Scheibach, Michael (2009) Review of "The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives". American Studies (p. 141). unapi

Review Breyman, Steve (2010) Review of "The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives". Technology and Culture (p. 1036). unapi

Includes Chapters

Chapter Bright, Christopher John (2009) “Out in the Open”: Popular Representations of Some American Nuclear Weapons in the Early Cold War. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 329). unapi

Chapter Lollis, Edward W. (2009) The Oak Ridge International Friendship Bell. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 345). unapi

Chapter Krupar, Jason (2009) The Challenges of Preserving America's Nuclear Weapons Complex. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 381). unapi

Chapter Piehler, G. Kurt (2009) Bibliographical Essay. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 407). unapi

Chapter Davis, Tracy C. (2009) Continuity of Government Measures for Civil Defense during the Cuban Missile Crisis. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 153). unapi

Chapter Devine, Jenny Barker (2009) “Mightier Than Missiles”: The Rhetoric of Civil Defense for Rural American Families, 1950--1970. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 185). unapi

Chapter Hunter, Robert E. (2009) Expecting the Unexpected: Nuclear Terrorism in 1950s Hollywood Films. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 211). unapi

Chapter Freeman, William David (2009) Voices from the Deep: Life and Culture aboard U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarines during the Cold War. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 241). unapi

Chapter Hanson, Todd A. (2009) Exploding the Strangelove Myth: Cold War Nuclear Weapons Work and the Testing Times of William Ogle. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 261). unapi

Chapter Walker, David M. (2009) The Early Nuclear Age and Visions of Future War. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 285). unapi

Chapter Day, Michael A. (2009) Oppenheimer and Rabi: American Cold War Physicists as Public Intellectuals. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 307). unapi

Chapter Boyer, Paul S. (2009) Sixty Years and Counting: Nuclear Themes in American Culture, 1945 to the Present. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 3). unapi

Chapter Parides, Peter K. (2009) To Run with the Swift: Vannevar Bush, James Conant, and the Race to the Bomb---How American Science Was Drafted into Wartime Service. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 21). unapi

Chapter Webb, George E. (2009) The Manhattan Project Revealed: Local Press Response to the Atomic Bomb Announcements, August--September 1945. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 43). unapi

Chapter Schofield, Mary Anne (2009) Lost Almost and Caught between the Fences: The Women of Los Alamos, 1943--1945 and Later. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 65). unapi

Chapter Litoff, Judy Barrett (2009) “Over the Radio Yesterday, I Heard the Starting of Another War”: Women's Wartime Correspondence, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the End of World War II. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 89). unapi

Chapter Barnhart, Megan (2009) Selling the International Control of Atomic Energy: The Scientists' Movement, the Advertising Council, and the Problem of the Public. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 103). unapi

Chapter Maddock, Shane J. (2009) Defending the American Way and Containing the Atom: Ideology and U.S. Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy since 1945. In: The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (p. 121). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Wellerstein, Alex
Gusterson, Hugh
You, Zhanhong
Liu, Dun
Lente, Dick van
Hecht, David K.
Journals
British Journal for the History of Science
Ziran Kexueshi Yanjiu (Studies in the History of Natural Sciences)
Gewina
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
Technology and Culture
Journal of Popular Culture
Publishers
University of Minnesota Press
Oxford University Press
Praeger
The MIT Press
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Carocci Editore
Concepts
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Science and society
Science and politics
Cold War
Science and culture
Atomic energy; nuclear power
People
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Higby, Gregory J.
Places
United States
India
Great Britain
Soviet Union
Netherlands
Pakistan
Times
20th century, late
21st century
20th century
Institutions
Greenpeace
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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