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No woman wants any more war: Popular responses to the outbreak of war

Grace Huxford

in The Korean War in Britain: Citizenship, selfhood and forgetting

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526118950
eISBN:
9781526138958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118950.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter uses Mass Observation (MO) survey material to assess initial responses to the outbreak of war in the summer of 1950. It first explores the utility of MO surveys and diaries to the social ... More


Public Disclosure

in Contested Medicine: Cancer Research and the Military

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226465319
eISBN:
9780226465333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226465333.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores a number of issues of public disclosure, the role of investigative government, and the reactions of institutions and individuals to investigative government's queries. It ... More


Conclusion: Insurance Forgone

Edward M. Geist

in Armageddon Insurance: Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945-1991

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645254
eISBN:
9781469645278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645254.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This conclusion describes some general findings about the historical evolution of civil defense in the two superpowers over the course of the Cold War. Neither U.S. nor Soviet officials regarded ... More


A Science of Decency

Peter Harries-Jones

in Upside-Down Gods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270347
eISBN:
9780823270385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270347.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Bateson and Margaret Mead develop an activist stance to encourage the United States to enter into World War Two, and when war breaks out, Mead holds a senior position in food programs in Washington ... More


Introduction: Propaganda, Mobilization, and Survival

Edward M. Geist

in Armageddon Insurance: Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945-1991

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645254
eISBN:
9781469645278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645254.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introduction describes the scope of the book and its methodological approach. It defines key concepts such as “civil defense,” “garrison state,” and “agitation” that are employed in the ... More


Armageddon Insurance: Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945-1991

Edward M. Geist

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645254
eISBN:
9781469645278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645254.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The dangerous, decades-long arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War begged a fundamental question: how did these superpowers actually plan to survive a nuclear ... More


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