Rebecca E. Karl

Rebecca E. Karl is Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and History at New York University.

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Cover: China’s New Order: Society, Politics, and Economy in TransitionChina’s New Order: Society, Politics, and Economy in TransitionWang, Hui
Huters, Theodore
Karl, Rebecca E.
PAPERBACK04/30/2006$23.50
Cover: Rethinking the 1898 Reform Period: Political and Cultural Change in Late Qing ChinaRethinking the 1898 Reform Period: Political and Cultural Change in Late Qing ChinaKarl, Rebecca E.
Zarrow, Peter
HARDCOVER05/30/2002$45.00
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Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, by James L. Nolan, Jr., from Harvard University Press

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Jacket: Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, by James L. Nolan, Jr., from Harvard University Press

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