Remembering the Atomic Bomb in its Birthplace, New Mexico

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Genay, Lucie;
(2017)
  • Publisher: UMR 5136- France, Amériques, Espagne – Sociétés, Pouvoirs, Acteurs (FRAMESPA)
  • Journal: Les Cahiers de Framespa (issn: 1760-4761)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4000/framespa.4366
  • Subject: laboratoire atomique | era nuclear | radiactividad | ère nucléaire | nuclear era | cold war | laboratorio atómico | Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform | guerre froide | radioactivité | local memory | guerra fría | memoria local | mémoire locale | HN1-995 | atomic laboratory | radioactivity

On July 16, 1945 the « Land of Enchantment » acquired a new identity as the cradle of the nuclear age when the world’s first atomic bomb exploded in the Jornada del Muerto desert. New Mexico underwent a phenomenal transformation as a result of the arrival of atomic scie... View more
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