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Cover: The Yellow Book in PAPERBACK

The Yellow Book

A Centenary Exhibition

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PAPERBACK

$15.00 • £12.95 • €13.50

ISBN 9780914630135

Publication Date: 05/31/2005

Short

6 x 9 inches

3 halftones, 3 line art

Houghton Library Publications

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This is a catalog of the commemorative exhibition of the one-hundredth anniversary of The Yellow Book, the most important and notorious British magazine in the 1890s—and the first to market High Culture to mass audiences in England and America through modern advertising strategies. It includes a 40-page essay, illustrations, and a checklist of the exhibition held at Houghton Library in 1994.

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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