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World Destroyed Hiroshima and Its Legacies

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ISBN-10: 0804739579

ISBN-13: 9780804739573

Edition: 3rd 2003

Authors: Martin J. Sherwin, Robert J. Lifton

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This is the classic history of the development of the American atomic bomb, the decision to use it against Japan, and the origins of US atomic diplomacy toward the Soviet Union.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 8/19/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

A distinguished professor of psychology & psychiatry at John Jay College & the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Robert Jay Lifton is the author of many important works, including "The Nazis Doctors," winner of the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize, & "Death in Life," winner of a National Book Award.

Preface to the Third Edition
Introduction to the 1987 Edition
Notes to the Introduction to the 1987 Edition
The Secret Site
The End of the Beginning
Soldiers Out of Uniform
The Road not Taken
The Atomic Bomb and the Postwar World
The Two Policemen
A Quid Pro Quo
Fire and Ice
The New President
Persuading Russia to Play Ball
The Bomb, the War, and the Russians
Diplomacy--and Destruction
On Primary Sources in the Field: A Bibliographical Essay
Selected Documents