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The atomic bomb in Japanese cinema

Matthew Edwards

The atomic bomb in Japanese cinema

critical essays

by Matthew Edwards

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear warfare in motion pictures,
  • Motion pictures,
  • Motion picture producers and directors,
  • Interviews,
  • History and criticism,
  • Atomic bomb victims in motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Matthew Edwards
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W3 A86 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 288 pages
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27194070M
    ISBN 100786479124
    ISBN 109780786479122
    LC Control Number2015015609
    OCLC/WorldCa898167588

    In August , the United States detonated atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing a combined , people and bringing WWII to an end. Warning: graphic images. Posted on August 9, , at p.m. ET. View of the radioactive plume from the bomb dropped on Nagasaki, as seen from kilometers away in. Error: please try again. A documentary presenting mankind's most ambitious effort at perfecting the means to its own annihilation. Featuring newly unclassified atomic test footage. Director: Peter Kuran | Stars: William Shatner, Edward Teller, W.H.P. Blandy, Frank H. Shelton. Error: please try again. U.S. nuclear tests in space, and the.

      "Understanding the Atomic Bomb and the Japanese Surrender: Missed Opportunities, Little-Known Near Disasters, and Modern Memory." Diplomatic History 19 (Spring ): Bernstein challenges the notions that the Japanese were ready to surrender before Hiroshima and that the atomic bombings were primarily intended to intimidate the . Unfathomably merciless and powerful, the atomic bomb has left its indelible mark on film. In Atomic Bomb Cinema, Jerome F. Shapiro unearths the unspoken legacy of the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima and its complex aftermath in American and Japanese cinema. According to Shapiro, a "Bomb film" is never simply an exercise in ideology or paranoia.

      Hersey’s extraordinary, gripping book tells the personal stories of six people who endured the atom bomb attack on the Japanese city Robert McCrum Mon 19 Sep EDT Last modified on. After , Hiroshima's port, Ujina, was enlarged, and rail lines were built to link it with Kobe and Shimonoseki. During World War II, Hiroshima was the target of the first atomic bomb ever dropped on a populated area; it was dropped by the United States on Aug. 6,


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