By Paul Boyer
The e-book relies on quite a lot of resources, together with cartoons, opinion polls, radio courses, videos, literature, music lyrics, slang, and interviews with best opinion-makers of the time. via those fabrics, Boyer exhibits the remarkable and profoundly tense ways that the bomb speedy and absolutely penetrated the material of yankee lifestyles, from the chillingly prophetic forecasts of observers like Lewis Mumford to the Hollywood starlet who introduced her occupation because the 'anatomic bomb.'
In a brand new preface, Boyer discusses contemporary alterations in nuclear politics and attitudes towards the nuclear age.
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