The Poverty Curtain: Choices for the Third World
Few aspects of American military history have been as vigorously debated as Harry Truman's decision to use atomic bombs against Japan. In this carefully crafted volume, Michael Kort describes the wartime circumstances and thinking that form the context for the decision to use these weapons, surveys the major debates related to that decision, and provides a comprehensive collection of key primary source documents that illuminate the behavior of the United States and Japan during the closing days of World War II.
Kort opens with a summary of the debate over Hiroshima as it has evolved since 1945. He then provides a historical overview of thye events in question, beginning with the decision and program to build the atomic bomb. Detailing the sequence of events leading to Japan's surrender, he revisits the decisive battles of the Pacific War and the motivations of American and Japanese leaders. Finally, Kort examines ten key issues in the discussion of Hiroshima and guides readers to relevant primary source documents, scholarly books, and articles.
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One of the first economic theory books (written in the late 1950s) by Pakistan's brilliant economic theorist who later helped to mentor Dr. Amartya Sen. The Poverty Curtain closely looked as economic ... Read full review
NEW DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES
Seven Sins of Development Planners
New Perspectives on Development
International Aspects of New Development Strategies
Toward a Direct Attack on Mass Poverty
MYTHS AND REALITY
Global Limits to Growth?
The Environmental Threat
PART 3 A NEW INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ORDER
A Lingering Look at the Old Economic Order
A New Framework for International Resource Transfers