A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and Its Legacies (Stanford Nuclear Age) (Paperback)
This book is an updated edition of the classic history of the development of the American atomic bomb, the decision to use it against Japan, and the origins of U.S. atomic diplomacy toward the Soviet Union.
About the Author
Pulitzer Prize-winner Martin J. Sherwin is Professor of History at Tufts University, where he founded the Nuclear Age History Center.
"The quality of Sherwin's research and the strength of his argument are far superior to previous accounts."—New York Times Book Review
"Probably the definitive account for a long time to come. . . . Sherwin has tackled some of the critical questions of the Cold War's origins—and has settled them, in my opinion."—Walter LaFeber, Cornell University
"Sure to be the definitive study of these particular questions."—Noam Chomsky