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Children of the atomic bomb

an American physician"s memoir of Nagasaki, Hiroshima, and the Marshall Islands

by James N. Yamazaki

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Japan,
  • Hiroshima-shi.,
  • Nagasaki-shi.,
  • Marshall Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Yamazaki, James N,
    • Pediatricians -- United States -- Biography,
    • Atomic bomb victims -- Medical care -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi,
    • Atomic bomb victims -- Medical care -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi,
    • Atomic bomb victims -- Medical care -- Marshall Islands

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-182).

      StatementJames N. Yamazaki with Louis B. Fleming.
      SeriesAsia-Pacific, culture, politics, and society, Asia Pacific.
      ContributionsFleming, Louis B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRJ43.Y36 A3 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1275119M
      ISBN 100822316587, 0822316706
      LC Control Number95006683


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James Yamazaki in His Own Words Dr. James N. Yamazaki, at the age of 33 inwas the lead physician of the U.S. “Children of the Atomic Bomb,” a collection of essays written by children about their experience of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, is marking the 60th.

The book was used by Japanese author Kiyoshi Souwa for his book "Hiroshima Atomic Bombing, The Meaning To Drop It At A.M." and by English author Stephen Walker for his book "Shockwave." The book was also used as the main source for artist Jim Sanborn's "Critical Assembly" exhibit at the Corcoran Gallery in s: This book was full of very information facts about the atomic bomb.

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A clunky memoir by a Japanese-American doctor recounting his work with survivors of the atomic bomb. Yamazaki (Pediatrics/UCLA) was one of the pioneers in the study of the bomb's medical and genetic effects.

When he went to Nagasaki in as the first physician in charge of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, frighteningly little was known about radiation. The film was commissioned by the Japan Teachers Union and was based on first-person testimonies gathered by Japanese educator Arata Osada, collected in the book Children of the Atomic Bomb.

The end of the post-war occupation of Japan by American forces allowed the production of works addressing the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagaski. Children of the Atomic Bomb: An American Physician's Memoir of Nagasaki, Hiroshima, and the Marshall Islands: James N Yamazaki, Louis B Fleming: Books - The definitive history of nuclear weapons and the Manhattan Project.

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Yamazaki's account of a lifelong effort to understand and document the impact of nuclear explosions on children, particularly the children conceived but not yet born at the time of the explosions.

After the war, at the age of 33, the US government asked Dr. Yamazaki to head the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission. From tohe worked with children in Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and with Marshall Islanders who suffered from American postwar nuclear testing.

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Can there be observed, during the first year of life, any differences between the children born to parents, one or both of whom were exposed to the effects of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the children born to.

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