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Uniform Title Hiroshima Nagasaki no genbaku saigai. English.
Title Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the physical, medical, and social effects of the atomic bombings / the Committee for the Compilation of Materials on Damage Caused by the Atomic Bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki ; translated by Eisei Ishikawa and David L. Swain.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [1981]


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 Granby, Main Library - Adult  940.54 HIR    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  940.5426    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  940.5426 H    Check Shelf
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Description xlv, 706 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Harper Colophon Books ; CN 5088
Note Translation of: Hiroshima Nagasaki no genbaku saigai.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [641]-680) and index.
Contents The atomic bomb : challenge of our time -- Pt 1. Physical aspects of destruction. Atomic bombing, Hiroshima and Nagasaki -- The atomic bomb and thermal radiation -- Blast caused by the atomic bomb explosion -- Composite damage caused by heat rays, blasts, and fires -- Radiation from the atomic bomb -- Meteorological conditions on the day of the bombing -- Pt. 2. Injury to the human body. Injury to the human body following exposure to the atomic bomb -- Body injury in the initial stage; acute stage of atomic bomb injury -- Aftereffects and genetic effects -- Pt. 3. The impact on society and daily life. A society laid waste -- Life and livelihood of the A-bomb victims -- Psychological trends among A-bomb victims -- Pt. 4. Toward the abolition of nuclear arms. Relief and medical care for A-bomb victims -- Government administration and citizen's movements.
Subject Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.
Atomic bomb -- Physiological effect.
Atomic bomb -- Blast effect.
Radiation injuries.
Nuclear Warfare.
Radiation Effects.
Radiation Injuries.
Added Author Hiroshima-shi Nagasaki-shi Genbaku Saigaishi Henshū Iinkai.
ISBN 046502985X
0465029876 paperback
9780465029877 paperback
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