The Resource Aftermath : the remnants of war, Donovan Webster

Aftermath : the remnants of war, Donovan Webster

Label
Aftermath : the remnants of war
Title
Aftermath
Title remainder
the remnants of war
Statement of responsibility
Donovan Webster
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • In riveting and revelatory detail, Aftermath documents the ways in which wars have transformed the terrain of the battlefield into landscapes of enduring terror and memory: in France, where millions of acres of farmland are cordoned off to all but a corps of demolition experts responsible for the undetonated bombs and mines of World War I that are now rising up in fields, gardens, and backyards, in a sixty-square-mile area outside Stalingrad that was a cauldron of
  • Destruction in 1941 and is today an endless field of bones; in the Nevada deserts, where America waged a hidden nuclear war against itself in the 1950s, the results of which are only now becoming apparent; in Vietnam, where a nation's effort to remove the physical detritus of war has created biologic and psychological devastation; in Kuwait, where terrifyingly sophisticated warfare was followed by the Sisyphean task of making an uninhabitable desert capable of sustaining
  • Life. Only now, at century's end, can we begin to see how the destructive, often lethal remnants of past wars remain deeply, fatally embedded in the present
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Webster, Donovan
Index
no index present
LC call number
U21.2
LC item number
.W392 1996
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War
  • War
  • War and society
  • War
  • War and society
  • War
  • Krieg
  • Erlebnisbericht
  • Psychologie
  • Andenken
  • Gesellschaft
Label
Aftermath : the remnants of war, Donovan Webster
Link
https://archive.org/details/aftermathremnant00webs
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Prometheus: Beginning of the Century -- 1. A Forbidden Forest: France, 1914-1918 -- 2. Ghosts: Russia, 1941-1943 -- 3. Playground: The Nevada Test Site, 1951-1963 -- 4. Torn Leaf: Vietnam, 1965-1975 -- 5. Eating the Elephant: Kuwait, 1990 -- Epilogue -- The Furnace: End of the Century
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780679431954
Lccn
96007649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34475395
  • (OCoLC)ocm34475395
Label
Aftermath : the remnants of war, Donovan Webster
Link
https://archive.org/details/aftermathremnant00webs
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Prometheus: Beginning of the Century -- 1. A Forbidden Forest: France, 1914-1918 -- 2. Ghosts: Russia, 1941-1943 -- 3. Playground: The Nevada Test Site, 1951-1963 -- 4. Torn Leaf: Vietnam, 1965-1975 -- 5. Eating the Elephant: Kuwait, 1990 -- Epilogue -- The Furnace: End of the Century
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780679431954
Lccn
96007649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34475395
  • (OCoLC)ocm34475395

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