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Published: 25 October 2009

384 Pages | 18 b/w plates

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199569762

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The World's Bomb

Andrew J. Rotter

Making of the Modern World

  • The international story behind the development of the atom bomb
  • Goes beyond the controversy over the rights and wrongs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to show how the bomb was 'the world's bomb' - in both a technological and a moral sense - and not simply an American invention
  • Tells the story of the bomb's cultural, political, and military impact in the years after Hiroshima