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Table of contents :
Cover
THROUGH POST-ATOMIC EYES
Title
Copyright
Contents
Acknowledgments
To See through Post-Atomic Eyes
Blast, Blast, Blast
PART ONE | NUCLEAR AFTERIMAGES
1 Godzilla’s Breath
Uranium Tailings #12
2 Port Hope in the Era of Nuclear Waste
Hot Dam Black Veil
3 Post-Atomic Childhood around 1980
No Immediate Threat
4 Flashblindness
Atomic Tourist / Trinity
PART TWO | BEYOND THE BOMB
5 Below the Bombs
A Very Cold Winter
6 Big Data? No Thanks
Peace Camp, from Proving Ground: Nevada
7 Little Boys and Blue Skies: Drones through Post-Atomic Eyes
The Last Days
PART THREE | HIROSHIMA AFTER FUKUSHIMA
8 Through the Lens of Fukushima
Hibaku Jumoku/The A-Bombed Trees
9 As If Nothing Happened, As If Everything Is the Same: Composure in the Wake of Fukushima
Somebody’s Boots, Namie, Fukushima Exclusion Zone
10 The Blindspot of the Post-Atomic
Trace Evidence
PART FOUR | ATOMIC ANTHROPOCENE
The Distant Early Warning Project
11 The Half-Life of Yasser Arafat
The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
12 The Future-Past, the Future-Present, the Future-Possible: The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Photographs of David McMillan
Zero Hour, Nuit Blanche, Toronto
13 Troubling Time/s and Ecologies of Nothingness
Illustrations
Bibliography
Contributors
Index

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