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Atomic Americans : citizens in a nuclear state / Sarah E. Robey.

Author/creator Robey, Sarah E., 1986- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2022.
Descriptionxiv, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Si vis pacem, para bellum [If you want peace, -- prepare for war] -- Stop "play[ing] pattycake with the whole issue": citizen calls for civil defense -- "Between the devil and the deep": civil defense and the early Cold War political landscape -- The man in the white lab coat: the uses of scientists and scientific authority -- The fallout from fallout: the peacetime threat -- Atomic America: the expert public and nuclear dissent -- Conclusion: Renouncing the nuclear in nuclear citizenship.
Abstract "Examines how American civic life and ideas about citizenship changed in response to the threat of nuclear attack in the early years of the Cold War"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 213-224) and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Robey, Sarah E., 1986- Atomic Americans. Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2022 9781501762116
LCCN 2021019755
ISBN9781501762093 (hardcover)

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