Book, Print in English

Hiroshima: the world's bomb

Andrew J. Rotter.
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
  • viii, 371 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Local Subjects
Genre
  • History.
Series
Summary
  • Reveals the international story behind the creation of the atom bomb and the development of the modern age, as it discusses the crises that led to the Second World War, unsuccessful attempts to control the spread of nuclear weapons, the political and strategic decisions that led to the bomb, and its implications for the modern world.
Contents
  • note: Introduction: The World's Bomb
  • 1. World's Atom
  • 2. Great Britain: Refugees, Air Power, and the Possibility of the Bomb
  • 3. Japan and Germany: Paths not Taken
  • 4. United States I: Imagining and Building the Bomb
  • 5. United States II: Using the Bomb
  • 6. Japan: The Atomic Bombs and War's End
  • 7. Soviet Union: The Bomb and the Cold War
  • 8. World's Bomb
  • Epilogue: Nightmares and Hopes.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 310-355) and index.
  • OCLC
ISBN
  • 9780192804372
  • 0192804375
  • 9780199569762
  • 0199569762
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2007045146
  • OCLC: 176924534
  • OCLC: 176924534