BooknewsAn examination of the dilemma caused by US reliance on nuclear weapons systems for deterrence. The author takes a balanced view of the moral and strategic dimensions of the problem. A remarkable collection of constructed photo-dramas in the form of tableaux which are elaborate meditations about the landscape and the people of New Mexico--the state that contains the most extensive nuclear-weapons-related facilities in the US. The 40 large format (10x71/2 understanding of nuclear fear in our time. The accompanying essay is by Eugenia Parry Janis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
These large-format photographs characterized by an intense, sulfuric color explore with profound wit and irony Nagatani's deep understanding of nuclear fear in our time.
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