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Bracing for Armageddon : why civil defense never worked, Dee Garrison

Label
Bracing for Armageddon : why civil defense never worked
Title
Bracing for Armageddon
Title remainder
why civil defense never worked
Statement of responsibility
Dee Garrison
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In Bracing for Armageddon, Dee Garrison pulls back the curtain on the U.S. government's civil defense plans from World War II through the end of the Cold War. Based on government documents, peace organizations, personal papers, scientific reports, oral histories, newspapers, and popular media, her book chronicles the operations of the various federal and state civil defense programs from 1945 to contemporary issues of homeland security, as well as the origins and development of the massive public protest against civil defense from 1955 through the 1980s. At a time of increasing preoccupation over national security issues, Bracing for Armageddon sheds light on the growing distrust between the U.S. government and its subjects in postwar America."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Garrison, Dee
Dewey number
363.35/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UA947
LC item number
.G35 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil defense
  • Nuclear warfare
  • United States
Label
Bracing for Armageddon : why civil defense never worked, Dee Garrison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-232) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4.
  • Kennedy's civil defense gap, 1960-1964
  • 5.
  • MAD, NUTS, and civil defense, 1963-1980
  • 6.
  • The fantasy dies : the Reagan years
  • Epilogue : from Bush to Bush : final gasp to Phoenix rising
  • Introduction : civil defense and the nuclear dilemma : the Cold War tragicomedy
  • Prologue : the H-bomb changes everything
  • 1.
  • "Alert, not alarm" : the first ten years, 1945-1955
  • 2.
  • The battle to inform the public, 1952-1957
  • 3.
  • Holding the lid on, 1957-1960
Control code
61247345
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780195183191
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005051559
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780195183191
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Bracing for Armageddon : why civil defense never worked, Dee Garrison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-232) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4.
  • Kennedy's civil defense gap, 1960-1964
  • 5.
  • MAD, NUTS, and civil defense, 1963-1980
  • 6.
  • The fantasy dies : the Reagan years
  • Epilogue : from Bush to Bush : final gasp to Phoenix rising
  • Introduction : civil defense and the nuclear dilemma : the Cold War tragicomedy
  • Prologue : the H-bomb changes everything
  • 1.
  • "Alert, not alarm" : the first ten years, 1945-1955
  • 2.
  • The battle to inform the public, 1952-1957
  • 3.
  • Holding the lid on, 1957-1960
Control code
61247345
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780195183191
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005051559
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780195183191
Other physical details
illustrations

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