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Published: 01 November 2016

320 Pages | 5 black & white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781784994402

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Understanding the imaginary war

Culture, thought and nuclear conflict, 1945-90

First Edition

Edited by Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann

Published by Manchester University Press

Cultural History of Modern War MUP

  • New in paperback
  • Reveals the intellectual and cultural work devoted to understanding and imagining nuclear war
  • Places contested images of nuclear destruction at the heart of the cold war as a nuclear conflict
  • Illuminates how intellectuals, activists and political elites in different countries tried to anticipate the consequences of nuclear war
  • Provides the first comparative overview on imaginations of nuclear war in Europe, Japan and the USA

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