Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2016

320 Pages | 5 b/w illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781784994402

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Understanding the Imaginary War

Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

edited by Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann

Published by Manchester University Press

Cultural History of Modern War MUP

Presents a comparative overview of the cultural imaginations of nuclear weapons and the anticipation of nuclear destruction. It considers representations of elements of the Cold War in popular culture and thought across Europe, Japan, USSR and the USA, providing a significant addition to Cold War historiography.


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