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Nuclear threats, nuclear fear, and the Cold War of the 1980s / edited by Eckart Conze (Philipps-Universitat Marburg), Martin Klimke (New York University Abu Dhabi), Jeremy Varon (The New School).

  • New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • ©2017
xvi, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Publications of the German Historical Institute. [More in this series]
"This book originated in a global conference in 2010, "Accidental Armageddons: The Nuclear Crisis and the Culture of the Second Cold War, 1975-1989." Hosted by the German Historical Institute (GHI), the gathering was co-sponsored by New York University, the National Security Archive, and the New School for Social Research/Eugene Lang College"--Acknowledgements.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: Between Accidental Armaggedons and Winnable Wars: Nuclear Threats and Nuclear Fears in the 1980s / Eckart Conze, Martin Klimke, Jeremy Varon -- Defining Threat: Nuclear Dangers and the Moral Imagination Nuclear Winter: Prophecies of Doom and Images of Desolation During the Second Cold War / Wilfried Mausbach -- Atomic Nightmares and Biological Citizens at Three Mile Island / Natasha Zaretsky -- Missile Bases as Concentration Camps: The Role of National Socialism, the Second World War, and the Holocaust in the West German Discourse on Nuclear Armament / Eckart Conze -- Will You Sing About the Missiles?: British Anti-Nuclear Protest Music of the 1980s / William Knoblauch -- From Artists for Peace to the Green Caterpillar: Cultural Activism and Electoral Politics in 1980s West Germany / Laura Stapane and Martin Klimke -- A Tenuous Peace: International Anti-Nuclear Activism in the East German Writers Union in the 1980s / Thomas Goldstein -- The Example of Wyhl: How Grassroots Protest in the Rhine Valley Shaped the West German Anti-Nuclear Movement / Stephen Milder -- No Nukes and Front Porch Politics: Environmental Protest Culture and Practice on the Second Cold War Home Front / Michael Foley -- Global Micropolitics: Towards a Transnational History of Grassroots Nuclear Free Zones / Susanne Schregel -- "We Envisage a European-Wide Campaign, In Which Every Kind of Exchange Takes Place": European Nuclear Disarmament in the West European Peace Movement of the 1980s / Patrick Burke -- A Case of Hollanditis: The Interchurch Peace Council in the Netherlands and the Christian Peace Movement in Western Europe / Sebastian Kalden -- Peace through Strength?: The Impact of the Antinuclear Uprising on the Carter and Reagan Administrations / Lawrence Wittner -- Did Protest Matter?: The Influence of the Peace Movement on the West German Government and the Social Democratic Party, 1977-1983 / Tim Geiger and Jan Hansen -- Why is there no Accidental Armageddon Discourse in France?: How Defence Intellectuals, Peace Movements, and Public Opinion Rethought the Cold War During the Euromissile Crisis / Katrin Ruecker -- Building Trust: The G7 Summits and International Leadership in Nuclear Politics / Enrico Boehm.
  • Conference papers and proceedings.
  • History.
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