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Savage Perils: Racial Frontiers and Nuclear Apocalypse in American Culture

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Revisiting the racial origins of the conflict between “civilization” and “savagery” in twentieth-century America

The atomic age brought the Bomb and spawned stories of nuclear apocalypse to remind us of impending doom. As Patrick Sharp reveals, those stories had their origins well before Hiroshima, reaching back to Charles Darwin and America’s frontier.

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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by University of Oklahoma Press
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