1st Edition

Civil Defense In The United States
Bandaid For A Holocaust?

ISBN 9780367169725
Published November 26, 2020 by Routledge
284 Pages

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Book Description

This book traces the endeavor in U.S. to develop a means of protecting the people from the effects of nuclear war. It shows how the policies that have emerged are as much products of the political process as of weapons technology.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Civil Defense in Historical Perspective 2. Civil Defense Programs in the Pre-Fallout Period 3. Radioactive Fallout and a Reevaluation of Civil Defense 4. The Development of the Civil Defense Shelter Policy 5. Fadeout and Reemergence of Civil Defense: From Shelters to Crisis Relocation 6. Bandaid for a Holocaust? The Critics of Civil Defense

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