A HISTORY OF THE WORLD
Cover: An Emerging Modern World: 1750–1870, from Harvard University PressCover: An Emerging Modern World in HARDCOVER

An Emerging Modern World

1750–1870

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674047204

Publication Date: 05/07/2018

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1096 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

55 halftones, 24 maps

Belknap Press

A History of the World

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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