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Author Diehl, Chad, author.

Title Resurrecting Nagasaki : reconstruction and the formation of atomic narratives / Chad R. Diehl
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017
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Series Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Contents Envisioning "Nagasaki" : the rise of the municipal vision of reconstruction -- Coexisting in the "valley of death" : American soldiers and Nagasaki residents during the occupation -- The "saint" of Urakami : Nagai Takashi and early representations of the atomic experience -- Writing Nagasaki : the occupation publishing industry, Nagasaki no kane, and atomic narratives -- Walls of silence : the postwar lives and memory activism of the hibakusha -- Ruins of memory : the Urakami cathedral and politics of urban identity
Summary In Resurrecting Nagasaki, Chad R. Diehl examines the reconstruction of Nagasaki City after the atomic bombing of August 9, 1945. Diehl illuminates the genesis of narratives surrounding the bombing by following the people and groups who contributed to..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi
City planning -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi -- History -- 20th century
Collective memory -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi
Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi
Atomic bomb victims.
City planning.
Collective memory.
HISTORY / Asia / Japan.
HISTORY -- Asia -- Japan.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Influence
Japan -- Nagasaki-shi.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017025760
ISBN 1501709437