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Powers of the Real

Cinema, Gender, and Emotion in Interwar Japan

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$29.00 • £23.95 • €26.00

ISBN 9780674241169

Publication Date: 10/29/2019

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Diane Wei Lewis is Assistant Professor in Film and Media Studies and Core Faculty in East Asian Studies at Washington University in St. Louis.

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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