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By Michael Scheibach

ISBN-10: 0786415665

ISBN-13: 9780786415663

Following the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, quite a few “atomic narratives”—books, newspapers, magazines, textbooks, video clips, and tv programs—addressed the consequences of the bomb. Post–World conflict II early life encountered atomic narratives of their day-by-day lives in class, at domestic and of their groups, and have been profoundly laid low with what they learn and saw.
This multidisciplinary examine examines the publicity of yankee formative years to atomic narratives throughout the ten years following international conflict II. furthermore, it examines the wider “social narrative of the atom,” which incorporated academic, social, cultural, and political actions that surrounded and concerned American early life. The actions ranged from college and group courses to videos and tv indicates to government-sponsored touring shows on atomic power.
The e-book additionally offers a number of examples of writings by means of postwar youth, who sincerely expressed their conflicted emotions approximately becoming up in one of these tumultuous time, and exhibits what number of the problems generally linked to the sixties new release, corresponding to peace, fellowship, loose expression, and environmental situation, may be traced to this previous generation.

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