Hiroshima in America: Fifty Years of Denial

Hiroshima in America: Fifty Years of Denial

by Robert Jay Lifton, Greg Mitchell

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Hiroshima in America: Fifty Years of Denial by Robert Jay Lifton, Greg Mitchell

A half century after the bombing of Hiroshima, two distinguished writers look at the impact of the use of the A-bomb, and the supression of debate, on American life. Lifton and Mitchell question why Hiroshima still touches such a raw nerve, and explore the distortion and supression of information about the use of the bomb.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780788199929
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date: 07/28/2001
Pages: 425
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Robert Jay Lifton's books include The Nazi Doctors, Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima (winner of a National Book Award), and Destroying the World to Save It. He is the director of the Center on Violence and Human Survival at John Jay College and also teaches at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Greg Mitchell is the author of several acclaimed political books, including Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady and The Campaign of the Century, as well as a memoir, Joy in Mudville. He currently serves as features editor of Editor & Publisher magazine.

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