This study provides a cultural history of Nuclear Age Australia. The author examines the country's role as a weapons testing site, its ambition to join the postwar nuclear club of nations, the heated controversies surrounding uranium mining and nuclear power, and the rich complexity of Australian cultural response to the fact and possibility of atomic destruction.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||6.35(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.77(d)|
About the Author
Robin Gerster is professor in the School of Languages, Literature, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash University.