By the Bomb's Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age

@article{Walker1985ByTB,
  title={By the Bomb's Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age},
  author={J. Samuel Walker and Paul S. Boyer},
  journal={Technology and Culture},
  year={1985},
  volume={28},
  pages={393}
}
Originally published in 1985, By the Bomb's Early Light is the first book to explore the cultural 'fallout' in America during the early years of the atomic age. Paul Boyer argues that the major aspects of the long-running debates about nuclear armament and disarmament developed and took shape soon after the bombing of Hiroshima. The book is based on a wide range of sources, including cartoons, opinion polls, radio programs, movies, literature, song lyrics, slang, and interviews with leading… 
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