Bibliography

AJ Software and Multimedia. "Atomic Archives." [online], http://www.atomicarchive.com. 23 May 1999

This thorough website depicts several aspects of the Atomic Age. It varies in a complete collection of photos, videos, maps, and primary documents. Each area is well documented and complete in its content.
"The Atomic Age at 50." [online], http://www.techreview.com/articles/aug95/atomic.html. 2 June 1999.
Twenty-one experts reflect on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, their aftermath, and the future. They discuss the techniques used in construction and deployment of the bombs, what happened because of them, and how this will impact future generations in Japan.
Beyer, Don E. The Manhattan Project. New York: Franklin Watts, 1991.
The book investigates the complete beginnings, endurance, and final application of all the research that went into building the world's first atomic weapon. This top secret project sponsored by the U.S. government formed the basis for the beginning of the Atomic Age as a whole and as the start of the Arms Race during the Cold War.
"Hiroshima." The Concise Columbia Encyclopedia CD-ROM. 1995.
This source provides a brief description of the events that took place in Hiroshima as well as its current status. It includes items such as location, industrial information, and effects from nuclear fallout. Also included is information on the "Peace Shrine," a memorial set aside to honor those lives lost during the detonation of Little Boy.
Hogg, Ian. Weapons That Changed the World. New York: Arbor House, 1986.
This resource takes a look at the all the varied weapons that have changed the course of world history. Perhaps the most influential was indeed the atomic weapon. Not only did this give the U.S. a military advantage over others, but also the power of threatening to engage in a nuclear war. This special bomb brought with it a powerful diplomatic "persuasion" to take sides. War has never been, nor will it ever be in the future the same again.
"The Manhattan Project." [online], http://www.em.doe.gov/circle/manhattn.html. 2 June 1999.
This site briefly summarizes the events leading up to the creation of the Manhattan Project. It also discusses the leaders of this research group and how they operated.
"Nagasaki." The Concise Columbia Encyclopedia CD-ROM. 1995.
Identical to Hiroshima in most respects, this alo provided information on the city's location and other items. It explains that its main industry was shipping and that the city was a main component in trading.
"Race for the Superbomb." [online], http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/amex/bomb. 2 June 1999.
This site contains maps, timelines, and other resources describing important events leading up to the creation of the atomic bomb. It is a review of a PBS documentary on the history of the Atom Bomb.

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