By Paul Boyer
The ebook is predicated on quite a lot of assets, 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 astonishing and profoundly annoying ways that the bomb speedy and absolutely penetrated the material of yankee existence, from the chillingly prophetic forecasts of observers like Lewis Mumford to the Hollywood starlet who introduced her profession because the 'anatomic bomb.'
In a brand new preface, Boyer discusses contemporary adjustments in nuclear politics and attitudes towards the nuclear age.
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