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This one takes me back several years having written a Reporton Physicist Leo Szilard For Physicist Leo Szilard for history class He is just one of four people featured who spen. Two world wars concentration camps the obliteration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and continued preparations for nuclear war illustrate the modern world's propensity for mass destruction Yet there have been important signs *Of Resistance To This Trend *resistance to this trend have included not only the emergence of mass based peace and
movements but activist intellectuals grappling with the growing problem posed by mass violence among nation states Bess examines the lives ideas of four of these intellectuals Leo Szilard of Hungary and later the United States E P Thompson of England Danilo Dolci of Italy and Louise Weiss of France Realism Utopia and the Mushroom Clo.
disarmament movements but activist intellectuals grappling with the growing problem posed by mass violence among nation states Bess examines the lives
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oples lives and how they each were passionate about redirecting the world and finding a new paradigm away from centuries of Imperialism agression and wa. Re we can turn to these lives for some guidance This book is informative provocative and *encourages one to consider carefully how she chooses to Erin McKenna Utopian StudiesThese four lives researched *one to consider carefully how she chooses to live Erin McKenna Utopian StudiesThese lives researched skillfully presented by historian Michael Bess make fascinating stories in themselves They also serve as useful vehicles for examining major cross currents of Cold War resistance From Weiss the cynical pragmatist to Szilard the high level fixer to hompson the social reformer to Dolce the spiritual street organizer Michael Bess has woven an illuminating tapestry of human efforts to cope with life under the mushroom cloud Samuel H Day Jr The Progressive. T their lives working for peace in the nuclear age It contains history of the Manhattan Project during WWII the Cold War *Italy France and each of these Ud is a powerful important scholarly work casting *France and each of these Ud is a powerful important scholarly work casting light upon some of the great issues of modern times Readers will learn much from it Lawrence S Wittner Peace and ChangeBess seeks to understand the way in which the creation of the atomic bomb has changed the social and political situation of humankind Are we to be
which the creation of the atomic bomb has changed the social and political situation of humankind Are we to be hostage by military forces or can we transform our situation He describes the lives of "four very different activists each with different views on what causes "
very different activists each with different views on what causes and how best to address conflict Overall this book offers an interesting perspective on life after the atomic bomb In asking ourselves what the possibilities of our future