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Courtesans, Concubines, and the Cult of Female Fidelity

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674970649

Publication Date: 08/29/2016

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480 pages

6 x 9 inches

15 line illustrations

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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