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The First European

A History of Alexander in the Age of Empire

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674659667

Publication Date: 01/02/2017

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496 pages

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

13 color illustrations, 17 halftones, 3 tables

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Pierre Briant is Emeritus Professor of History of the Achaemenid World and Alexander’s Empire at the Collège de France.

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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