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Anthropology Confronts the Problems of the Modern World

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$22.95 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674072909

Publication Date: 03/05/2013

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144 pages

4-3/8 x 7-1/8 inches

Belknap Press

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  • Foreword by Maurice Olender
  • 1. The End of the West’s Cultural Supremacy
  • 2. Three Great Contemporary Problems: Sexuality, Economic Development, and Mythic Thought
  • 3. Recognizing Cultural Diversity: What We Can Learn from Japanese Civilization
  • About the Author

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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