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Title South Asian cultures of the bomb : atomic publics and the state in India and Pakistan / edited by Itty Abraham
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2009]
©2009

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Description 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: Nuclear Power and Atomic Publics / Itty Abraham -- 2. Fevered with Dreams of the Future: The Coming of the Atomic Age to Pakistan / Zia Mian -- 3. India's Nuclear Enclave and the Practice of Secrecy / M. V. Ramana -- 4. The Social Life of a Bomb: India and the Ontology of an "Overpopulated" Society / Sankaran Krishna -- 5. Pride and Proliferation: Pakistan's Nuclear Psyche after A. Q. Khan / Ammara Durrani -- 6. The Politics of Death: The Antinuclear Imaginary in India / Srirupa Roy -- 7. Pakistan's Atomic Publics: Survey Results / Haider Nizamani -- 8. Gods, Bombs, and the Social Imaginary / Raminder Kaur -- 9. Nuclearization and Pakistani Popular Culture since 1998 / Iftikhar Dadi -- 10. Guardians of the Nuclear Myth: Politics, Ideology, and India's Strategic Community / Karsten Frey
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nuclear weapons -- Government policy -- India.
Nuclear weapons -- Political aspects -- India.
Nationalism -- India.
Civil society -- India.
Nuclear weapons -- Government policy -- Pakistan.
Nuclear weapons -- Political aspects -- Pakistan.
Nationalism -- Pakistan.
Civil society -- Pakistan.
India -- Military policy.
Pakistan -- Military policy.
Author Abraham, Itty, 1960-
LC no. 2008031607
ISBN 9780253352538 cloth alkaline paper
0253352533 cloth alkaline paper
9780253220325 paperback alkaline paper
0253220327 paperback alkaline paper