Living with the Bomb : American and Japanese Cultural Conflicts in the Nuclear Age.

By: Hein, Laura EContributor(s): Selden, MarkMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2015Copyright date: ©1997Description: 1 online resource (311 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317465959Subject(s): Nagasaki-shi (Japan)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Living with the Bomb: American and Japanese Cultural Conflicts in the Nuclear AgeDDC classification: 940.5425 LOC classification: D767.25.H6Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Part I: Introduction -- 1. Commemoration and Silence: Fifty Years of Remembering the Bomb in America and Japan -- Part II: Commemoration and Censorship -- 2. Triumphal and Tragic Narratives of the War in Asia -- 3. Between Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima/Nagasaki: Nationalism and Memory in Japan and the United States -- 4. Making Things Visible: Learning from the Censors -- 5. Commemoration Controversies: The War, the Peace, and Democracy in Japan -- 6. Mass Death in Miniature: How Americans Became Victims of the Bomb -- 7. Patriotic Orthodoxy and American Decline -- Part III: Contending Constituencies -- 8. Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Voluntary Silence -- 9. The Mushroom Cloud and National Psyches: Japanese and American Perceptions of the Atomic Bomb Decision, 1945-1995 -- 10. Memory Matters: Hiroshima's Korean Atom Bomb Memorial and the Politics of Ethnicity -- 11. Were We the Enemy? American Hibakusha -- 12. Remembering Hiroshima at a Nuclear Weapons Laboratory -- Part IV: Afterword -- 13. Learning about Patriotism, Decency, and the Bomb -- About the Authors -- Index.
Summary: The development and use of the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki number among the formative national experiences for both Japanese and Americans as well as for 20th-century Japan-US relations. This volume explores the way in which the bomb has shaped the self-image of both peoples.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Part I: Introduction -- 1. Commemoration and Silence: Fifty Years of Remembering the Bomb in America and Japan -- Part II: Commemoration and Censorship -- 2. Triumphal and Tragic Narratives of the War in Asia -- 3. Between Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima/Nagasaki: Nationalism and Memory in Japan and the United States -- 4. Making Things Visible: Learning from the Censors -- 5. Commemoration Controversies: The War, the Peace, and Democracy in Japan -- 6. Mass Death in Miniature: How Americans Became Victims of the Bomb -- 7. Patriotic Orthodoxy and American Decline -- Part III: Contending Constituencies -- 8. Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Voluntary Silence -- 9. The Mushroom Cloud and National Psyches: Japanese and American Perceptions of the Atomic Bomb Decision, 1945-1995 -- 10. Memory Matters: Hiroshima's Korean Atom Bomb Memorial and the Politics of Ethnicity -- 11. Were We the Enemy? American Hibakusha -- 12. Remembering Hiroshima at a Nuclear Weapons Laboratory -- Part IV: Afterword -- 13. Learning about Patriotism, Decency, and the Bomb -- About the Authors -- Index.

The development and use of the atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki number among the formative national experiences for both Japanese and Americans as well as for 20th-century Japan-US relations. This volume explores the way in which the bomb has shaped the self-image of both peoples.

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