Author:Yamazaki, James N., Fleming, Louis B., Dower, John W

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Children of the Atomic Bomb An American Physician's Memoir of Nagasaki, Hiroshima and the Marshall Islands

By: Yamazaki, James N., Fleming, Louis B., Dower, John W.

Price: $28.55

Publisher: United States, Duke University Press: 1/Jun/1995

Seller ID: 29746

ISBN: 0822316587


5 photographs, 9 illustrations, 4 maps 200 Despite familiar images of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan and the controversy over its fiftieth anniversary, the human impact of those horrific events often seems lost to view. In this uncommon memoir, Dr. James N. Yamazaki tells us in personal and moving terms of the human toll of nuclear warfare and the specific vulnerability of children to the effects of these weapons. Giving voice to the brutal ironies of racial and cultural conflict, of war and sacrifice, his story creates an inspiring and humbling portrait of events whose lessons remai... View more info