Lively and thought-provoking. A nice mix of nationalities, of artists and scholars, of prose and poetry and artwork, of demonstration and oral history and analysis. -- Richard H. Minear, University of Massachusetts Amherst Recommended. CHOICE These sobering yet very readable essays from Japanese and American scholars, activists, and cultural creators explore a fascinating array of artistic and popular-cultural responses to the atomic bomb, the Cold War nuclear arms race, and the proliferation threats that dominate today's headlines. -- Paul S. Boyer, author of By the Bomb's Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age This reader found much to think about in this volume. Public Affairs, June 2011
About the Author
Robert Jacobs is an associate professor at the Hiroshima Peace Institute of Hiroshima City University.