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Cece Burger: Why the United States dropped the bomb, By Gar Alperoviz

Gar Alperovitz is an American political economist and historian and has done extensive research on the atomic diplomacy. In this article, Alperovitz gives an alternative interpretation as to why the United State dropped the bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He begins with a strong statement calling the traditional explanation “morally comforting” but known to be…

Cece Burger: Why the United States dropped the bomb, By Gar Alperoviz

  Gar Alperovitz is an American political economist and historian and has done extensive research on the atomic diplomacy. In this article, Alperovitz gives an alternative interpretation as to why the United State dropped the bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He begins with a strong statement calling the traditional explanation “morally comforting” but known to …

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Cece Burger: Why the United States Dropped Atomic Bombs in 1945, By David Kaiser

In my search for a new resource that addressed the question of why the United States decided to use the atomic bomb in 1945, I found an intriguing article by historian David Kaiser from Time magazine. Kaiser is a frequent contributor to Time, is the author of seven books, and has taught at Harvard, Carnegie …

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Cece Burger: Can History be Objective? By Matthieu Watson Santerre

Matthieu Watson Santerre is a Master’s student in History of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Santerre has published and posted several articles on a variety of topics. In September of 2014 he decided to address the question, is there an amount of time between facts and historical analysis/writing that …

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