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The Predicament of Culture

Twentieth-Century Ethnography, Literature, and Art

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PAPERBACK

$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674698437

Publication Date: 05/18/1988

Academic Trade

398 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

15 halftones

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James Clifford is Professor Emeritus in the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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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