By Jonathan Hogg
In this publication, Jonathan Hogg argues that nuclear tradition used to be a pervasive and chronic point of British existence, really within the years following 1945. this concept is illustrated via targeted research of assorted basic resource fabrics, comparable to newspaper articles, govt records, fictional texts, movie, tune and oral stories. The ebook introduces unusual assets to scholars of nuclear and chilly warfare historical past, and provides in-depth and demanding reflections at the increasing historiography during this zone of research.
Chronologically prepared, British Nuclear Culture displays upon, and returns to, a few key topics all through, together with nuclear nervousness, executive coverage, civil defence, 'nukespeak' and nuclear subjectivity, person adventure, protest and resistance, and the effect of the British nuclear nation on daily life. The booklet includes illustrations, person case reviews, a choose bibliography, a timeline, and an inventory of useful on-line assets for college students of nuclear history.
Read or Download British Nuclear Culture: Official and Unofficial Narratives in the Long 20th Century PDF
Similar uk history books
Billericay in Essex was once initially a prehistoric cost. This ebook tells its tale from these instances, in the course of the Roman profession, its eclipse and its next upward push in significance. It describes the swap from a rural industry city within the mid-nineteenth century to a dormitory city for London after the arrival of the railway in 1889.
In 1911, Winston S. Churchill and Robert L. Borden turned partners in an try and supply naval safety for the British Empire as a naval hindrance loomed with Germany. Their scheme for Canada to supply battleships for the Royal army as a part of an Imperial squadron used to be rejected by way of the Senate with nice implications for the longer term.
The British Expeditionary strength – The 1915 crusade is an intensive account of the BEF's activities throughout the battles of 1915 and early 1916, beginning with the luck at Neuve Chapelle in March and the nightmare fuel assault at Ypres in April. It follows their
T-style:italic;" >Norfolk Coast within the nice battle makes a speciality of the pains and joys, the achievements and disappointments, the humor and the unhappiness of daily life in a quarter dwelling at the fringe of the rustic on the middle of the Kings monstrous Empire. all people from the folks who went off to struggle, to scouts and schoolchildren, had a task to play during this beach that had, because the time of the Spanish Armada, been thought of a probable position for an enemy invasion.
- Women Drinking Out in Britain Since the Early Twentieth Century (Studies in Popular Culture MUP)
- Crime and Corruption at The Yard: Downfall of Scotland Yard
- Eighteenth-Century Britain, 1688-1783 (Palgrave History of Britain)
- Napoleon and British Song, 1797-1822 (War, Culture and Society, 1750-1850)
- Union of Crowns: The Forging of Europe's Most Independent State
Extra resources for British Nuclear Culture: Official and Unofficial Narratives in the Long 20th Century
British Nuclear Culture: Official and Unofficial Narratives in the Long 20th Century by Jonathan Hogg