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The special relationship? Ministers, atomic espionage and Anglo-American relations

Daniel W. B. Lomas

in Intelligence, Security and the Attlee Governments, 1945-51: An Uneasy Relationship?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099144
eISBN:
9781526120922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099144.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter Five studies Ministerial reactions to the spy scandals that threatened Anglo-American nuclear exchanges. Considering the cases of Alan Nunn May, Klaus Fuchs, Bruno Pontecorvo, Guy Burgess and ... More


Japanese Literature and Environmental Crises

Karen Thornber

in Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836924
eISBN:
9780824871109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836924.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how Japanese literature grapples with environmental pollution by focusing on two texts: Ishimure Michiko's 1969 novel Kugai jōdo: Waga Minamatabyō (Sea of suffering and the Pure ... More


Controlling the Atom

Bruce L. R. Smith

in Lincoln Gordon: Architect of Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813156552
eISBN:
9780813165455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813156552.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

At the end of the war he returns to Harvard. Fearing that he is blocked from promotion in the Government Department, he secures a tenure appointment in the Harvard Business School. A chance encounter ... More


The American Bomb in Britain: Us Air Forces' Strategic Presence, 1946-64

Ken Young

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719086755
eISBN:
9781526115300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086755.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A history of the US nuclear presence in Britain from its origins in 1946 through to the run-down of strategic forces following the Cuba crisis and the coming of the missile age. The book deals with ... More


One World: Nuclear Holocausts

Roland Végső

in The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245567
eISBN:
9780823252534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245567.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter five explores the concept of the “world” that underlies Anti-Communist aesthetic ideology by concentrating on the figure of catastrophe. It argues that the Cold War imagination was driven by ... More


Conclusion

Julian M. Pleasants (ed.)

in Home Front: North Carolina during World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054254
eISBN:
9780813053028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054254.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

America wins the war in Europe; Hitler is dead. After the dropping of the Atomic Bomb, the Japanese surrender and the most destructive war in human history is over. North Carolinians celebrated with ... More


Catholic anti-communism, the bomb and perceptions of apocalypse in West Germany and the USA, 1945–90

Daniel Gerster

in Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994402
eISBN:
9781526115126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994402.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

The chapter explores how Roman Catholics in West Germany and the United States handled the permanent nuclear threat of the Cold War years from 1945 to 1990. Examining acts of popular belief as well ... More


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