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The Resource Understanding the imaginary war : culture, thought and nuclear conflict, 1945-90, edited by Matthew Grant, Benjamin Ziemann

Understanding the imaginary war : culture, thought and nuclear conflict, 1945-90, edited by Matthew Grant, Benjamin Ziemann

Label
Understanding the imaginary war : culture, thought and nuclear conflict, 1945-90
Title
Understanding the imaginary war
Title remainder
culture, thought and nuclear conflict, 1945-90
Statement of responsibility
edited by Matthew Grant, Benjamin Ziemann
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a comparative overview of the cultural imaginations of nuclear weapons and the anticipation of nuclear destruction. It considers representations of elements of the Cold War in popular culture and thought across Europe, Japan, USSR and the USA, providing a significant addition to Cold War historiography
Member of
Dewey number
303.660904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1980-
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  • Grant, Matthew
  • Ziemann, Benjamin,
Series statement
Cultural history of modern war
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  • War
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Cold War
  • Cold War in popular culture
  • Imaginary wars and battles
Label
Understanding the imaginary war : culture, thought and nuclear conflict, 1945-90, edited by Matthew Grant, Benjamin Ziemann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction. The cold war as an imaginary war -- Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann 1. The apocalyptic fiction: shaping the future in the cold war -- Eva Horn 2. Building peace, fearing the apocalypse: Nuclear danger in Soviet cold war culture, 1945-91 -- Miriam Dobson 3. Nuclear themes in American culture, 1945 to the present -- Paul Boyer 4. The imaginative landscape of nuclear war in Britain, 1945-65 -- Matthew Grant 5. German angst? Debating cold war anxieties in West Germany, 1945-90 -- Benjamin Ziemann 6. After Hiroshima. Günther Anders and the history of anti-nuclear critique -- Jason Dawsey 7. Hiroshima/Nagasaki, civil rights and anti-war protest in Japan's cold war -- Ann Sheriff 8. Catholic anti-communism, the bomb and perceptions of apocalypse in West Germany and the USA, 1945-90 -- Daniel Gerster 9. 'The nuclear arms race is psychological at its roots.' Physicians and their therapies for the Cold War -- Claudia Kemper 10. Imagining the apocalypse: nuclear winter in science and the world -- Paul Rubinson 11. Images of nuclear war in U.S. government films from the early cold war -- Lars Nowak Index
Control code
ocn962073603
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526101334
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)962073603
Label
Understanding the imaginary war : culture, thought and nuclear conflict, 1945-90, edited by Matthew Grant, Benjamin Ziemann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction. The cold war as an imaginary war -- Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann 1. The apocalyptic fiction: shaping the future in the cold war -- Eva Horn 2. Building peace, fearing the apocalypse: Nuclear danger in Soviet cold war culture, 1945-91 -- Miriam Dobson 3. Nuclear themes in American culture, 1945 to the present -- Paul Boyer 4. The imaginative landscape of nuclear war in Britain, 1945-65 -- Matthew Grant 5. German angst? Debating cold war anxieties in West Germany, 1945-90 -- Benjamin Ziemann 6. After Hiroshima. Günther Anders and the history of anti-nuclear critique -- Jason Dawsey 7. Hiroshima/Nagasaki, civil rights and anti-war protest in Japan's cold war -- Ann Sheriff 8. Catholic anti-communism, the bomb and perceptions of apocalypse in West Germany and the USA, 1945-90 -- Daniel Gerster 9. 'The nuclear arms race is psychological at its roots.' Physicians and their therapies for the Cold War -- Claudia Kemper 10. Imagining the apocalypse: nuclear winter in science and the world -- Paul Rubinson 11. Images of nuclear war in U.S. government films from the early cold war -- Lars Nowak Index
Control code
ocn962073603
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526101334
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)962073603

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