The Nuclear Age in Popular Media

A Transnational History, 1945–1965

  • Editors
  • Dick van Lente

About this book


The atomic age was described as one that might soon end in the destruction of human civilization, but from the beginning, utopian images were attached to it as well. This book compares representations of nuclear power in popular media from around the world to to trace divergences, convergences, and exchanges.


history media nuclear energy USA Utopia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34364-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-08618-1
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