THE EDWIN O. REISCHAUER LECTURES
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The Edwin O. Reischauer Lectures 2006

Visible Cities

Canton, Nagasaki, and Batavia and the Coming of the Americans

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HARDCOVER

$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674026148

Publication Date: 03/31/2008

Short

148 pages

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

16 halftones, 1 map

The Edwin O. Reischauer Lectures

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  • Preface
  • 1. Three Windows of Opportunity
  • 2. Managing Trade across Cultures
  • 3. Bridging the Divide
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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Jacket: Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, by James L. Nolan, Jr., from Harvard University Press

Remembering Hiroshima

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