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Leviathan 2.0

Inventing Modern Statehood

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$22.50 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674281325

Publication Date: 04/21/2014

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384 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

15 halftones, 3 maps, 3 tables

Belknap Press

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Maier is particularly good on the ways that improved communications and transportation could facilitate new forms of state power, but also help to provoke revolution everywhere from Mexico to China to Russia.—David A. Bell, The New Republic

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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