Tag: Nation

One Nation Underground: The Fallout Shelter in American Culture (American History and Culture) (Paperback)

From Library Journal Although Rose (history, California State Univ., Chico; American Women and the Repeal of Prohibition) might have wished his popular history of the Cold War to work from below ground on up, his excavation of the great fear of the Fifties reveals a discourse overwhelmingly top-down. Government and civic elites propagandized for shelters […]

The Edge of Disaster: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation (Hardcover)

From Booklist Homeland Security expert Flynn examines the vulnerability of the U.S. to disaster–natural and man-made–and what the nation must do to fortify its security. By exploring several well-documented and frightening scenarios, Flynn exposes our weaknesses and the consequences of our failure to adequately plan for disaster. Among the scenarios he explores: an avian flu […]