Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 70th anniversary of the bombings

Guest editors: Brad Evans and Keith Tester

From Thesis Eleven

This issue of Thesis Eleven –  has been published to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.– the articles are all new and all confront one of the most pressing questions of the day: what do the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki mean for us on the occasions of their 70th anniversary? For those contributing to this issue, the question has proven to be more difficult to address than might initially be thought. Despite the scale of the atrocity, the impact of the bombings on social, philosophical and cultural thought has not been what one might think.

 

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Brad Evans and Keith Tester
Introduction Thesis Eleven August 2015 129: 3-6, first published on July 5, 2015 doi:10.1177/0725513615592975

Abstract

This special issue of Thesis Eleven has been published to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The concern is to think about what the bombings mean today and how their challenge can be confronted across social and cultural thought and action. The question running through this special issue is: What do the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki mean for us today?

 

 

 

 

     
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