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Title:The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb: and the Architecture of the American Myth
Price:AUD$26.40 (about USD$18.80)
ISBN:0002556146
Item ID:SB00-0111451
Quantity:1
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers, London, 1995
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
HarperCollins Publishers, 1995, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

1.5 kg.; (And), X-XIV, (3), 4-847, (3) pages, preface and introduction by author, appendix, notes, selected bibliography, acknowledgements and index. Dull blue coloured endpapers. Blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the top book corners and mild rubbing to the book edges. Colour photographic dustwrapper with gray and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the book panels and a little bumping to the book edges. "The Nuclear Age dawned in August 1945 when the US Air Force brought its terrible packages of destruction to the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Those bombs put the Earth ever afterwards on the brink of self-annihilation. But it had to happen: the comic bomb was dropped to save one million lives and end the war. It was the only military and political option. Or was it? What if the dropping of those first bombs was not so unavoidable as we have always been led to believe? What of the Second World War could have been brought to an end without ushering in the Nuclear Age? This is the subject of this exceedingly powerful and important book." -- From the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government ; Military History -- World War II; History -- America; ISBN: 0002556146. ISBN/EAN: 9780002556149. Inventory No: 0111451.
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