Nuclear Anxiety

Nuclear Anxiety
Publisher Greenhaven Publishing LLC
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Category Young Adult Nonfiction
Total Pages 128
ISBN 9781534507432
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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For many, nuclear anxiety is closely related to the Cold War between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. Following the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in World War II, the devastating potential of these weapons was all too clear, which led to significant anxiety among civilians, politicians, and military personnel over their use. Though the Cold War ended in 1991, anxieties surrounding nuclear armament remain, and the players involved in these nuclear standoffs have changed over recent decades. Your readers will explore the history and present status of nuclear weaponry, along with its social, political, and health impacts.