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The Pride of Jacob

Essays on Jacob Katz and His Work

Edited by Jay M. Harris

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HARDCOVER

$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674008465

Publication Date: 05/15/2002

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Jay M. Harris is Harvard College Professor and Harry Austryn Wolfson Professor of Jewish Studies, Harvard University.

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On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane