Journals Higher Education



This item is printed to order. Items which are printed to order are normally despatched and charged within 5-10 days.

Published: 27 May 2010

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199730872

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AJ)

Be Very Afraid

The Cultural Response to Terror, Pandemics, Environmental Devastation, Nuclear Annihilation, and Other Threats

Robert Wuthnow

  • Provides analysis of how we make sense of peril
  • Examines reactions to the prospect of global catastrophe since the invention of the atomic bomb