HIST 319 - ATOMIC AMERICA
Long Title: ATOMIC AMERICA
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Los Alamos, Trinity, Hiroshima. This course surveys the complex historical, political, cultural, and moral dimensions of the atomic age, from the discovery of radioactivity in the late nineteenth century through the Manhattan Project, the development of the atomic bomb, and the subsequent Cold War arms race and its environmental legacies.