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Author Farish, Matthew

Title The contours of America's cold war / Matthew Farish

Publ Info Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  E169.12 .F37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxvii, 351 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : a history of cold war spaces -- Global views : geopolitics, science, and culture -- Regional intelligence : the militarization of geographical knowledge -- Illuminating the terrain : social science finds its targets -- The cybernetic continent : North America as defense laboratory -- Anxious urbanism : strategies for the atomic city -- Conclusion : into space
LC subject United States -- Civilization -- 1945-
Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States
Atomic bomb -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Nuclear warfare -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century
War and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780816648429 (hc : alk. paper)
0816648425 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816648436 (pb : alk. paper)
0816648433 (pb : alk. paper)