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Published: 07 July 2016

284 Pages | 17 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198779056

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Better Active than Radioactive!

Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany

Andrew S. Tompkins

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Shows how individuals fighting against nuclear power built a movement that transcended national borders as well as political and social differences
  • Takes a transnational approach to a usually country-specific type of history
  • Draws on extensive oral histories of more than 60 people and extensive research in three dozen archives
  • Offers a nuanced discussion of 'violence'