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Stalin

A Biography

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$32.00 • £25.95 • €29.00

ISBN 9780674022584

Publication Date: 10/31/2006

Academic Trade

736 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

47 halftones

Belknap Press

World rights except United Kingdom, Commonwealth & Europe

Robert Service is a Fellow of the British Academy and Professor of Russian History at Oxford University.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2006 Independent Publisher Book Award, Biography Category
  • A Washington Post Book World “Best Books of the Year” Selection, 2005
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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