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Debates And Legacies Of The Nuclear Age
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|Contributions||Gar Alperovitz (Editor), Leo, III Maley (Editor), Uday Mohan (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||2112|
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Stimson. “Within four months,” it began, “we shall in all probability have completed the most terrible weapon ever known in human history.” Truman’s decision to use the. The promises of post-cold-war nuclear disarmament lie broken. There is experimentation and posturing by new nuclear weapons states and perseverance with weapons programs among established nuclear players.
There have been more than 2, nuclear weapons tests since the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, yet only partial justice for atomic survivors. 17 September to 12 November, National Aboriginal Cultural Institute in Adelaide, South Australia.
Involving more than 50 creative artists – photographers, filmmakers, digital artists, actors, musicians, painters, sculptors and writers, the ‘Nuclear’ showcase bears witness to the legacies of the atomic age.
Our stories come from atomic survivor communities – those who have. The Legacies of Soviet Nuclear Testing in Kazakhstan. Fallout, Public Health and Societal Issues. and documents some of the scientific debates over nuclear legacies in contemporary Kazakhstan.
Feb. 12 — Leading atomic scientists argue against secrecy and for international arms supervision during the premier of a Debates And Legacies Of The Nuclear Age book show with Eleanor Roosevelt.
The former First Lady brought Albert Einstein, Robert Oppenheimer, David Lilienthal, Hans Bethe and others together for a discussion of the problems of the nuclear age.
The legacy of nuclear weapons in the west. One of the more positive legacies of the nuclear age may be the sort of international dialogues it formalised, which the political scientist Joseph Nye suggests can now be applied to new areas of international discord, such as cyber war.
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Beginning with Poems of the Atomic Bomb by Sankichi Tōge inJapan continues to produce literary and pictorial narratives of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - preserving memories of the catastrophe so it wouldn't be Yasuko Claremont explores responses to atomic bomb literature, including the work of Professor John Whittier Treat, author of Writing Ground Zero.
Late Cold War Literature and Culture is the first book properly to theorise the s as a nuclear decade. In the early s a resurgence of nuclear anxiety accompanied the increasingly bellicose Cold War rhetoric of both East and West.
The possibility of nuclear war haunted the period and this had a profound impact on literature and : Daniel Cordle. After World War II, the US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) began mass-producing radioisotopes, sending out nea shipments of radioactive materials to scientists and physicians by Even as the atomic bomb became the focus of Cold War anxiety, radioisotopes represented the government’s efforts to harness the power of the atom for peace—advancing medicine, domestic energy, and.
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The Tangled Problems of Nuclear Politics This special issue consists of four articles on nuclear politics which are. FAS Visiting Scientist, Dr. David Hafemeister, has just released his new book, Nuclear Proliferation and Terrorism in the Post-9/11 World (Springer ), a unique textbook tailored for undergraduate courses on nuclear proliferation and nuclear weapon issues and policy.
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Samuel Walker. To open this field of study, this book focuses on how diplomats have read legal commitments in the nuclear age. Focus. This book focuses on a wide range of interpretations of treaty obligations created by sixty years of diplomatic discussions in the "global nonproliferation regime," which can be divided into two successive : Dr.
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