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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 375–390.
Published: 01 November 2008
... film was informed throughout the period of its creation by the differences in political and cultural attitudes toward the nuclear threat that existed between the US and the UK during the Cold War. This allowed the film to act as a reflection of the shift in the general understanding of the nuclear...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
...John Beck; Mark Dorrian Space colonization and subterranean dwelling have been staples of speculative fiction since at least the nineteenth century, but the invention of nuclear weapons and the prospect of global environmental collapse have, certainly since the Cold War, made proposals offering...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Humbert is read through the lens of Cold War anxieties about radiation, missile attack through the DEW Line and a “mapping” of America by subversive aliens. Lolita herself is the Uranium Girl, radiant child of nuclear America under threat from the death ray of the bomb’s fallout. The blankness of his...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 337–350.
Published: 01 November 2008
... of the early Cold War. The suburban home emerges not as a place of retreat from the uncertainties of a newly nuclear and threatening world, but as a crucible in which contemporary anxieties can only be imperfectly contained. Although there are dissenting critical voices, they tend only to note that...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
... presentation of film, installation and interactive work at festivals, in galleries and online. In this case the fieldwork, into the inevitably political realm of nuclear submarines, led to a series of uneasy situations. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 There are two locations in the British Isles...
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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 7: Bikini Atoll , Operation Crossroads, 1946; Operation Castle, 1954; Operation Redwing, 1956; Operation Hardtack I, 1958 – each operation included multiple nuclear tests. Plate 7:. Bikini Atoll, Operation Crossroads, 1946; Operation Castle, 1954; Operation Redwing, 1956; Operation More
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Published: 01 March 2010
being seen a windmill can neither hide nor lie windmill turbines are frowned upon because they can be seen and heard there is no energy more withheld from sight than the atom of nuclear power with wind energy fuel returns from its stint in the fiery underworld being seen a windmill can neither More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 253–258.
Published: 01 July 2016
... Catastrophes , Nancy takes into account a contemporary phenomenon with a global social, economic, political, and ecological impact: the 2011 nuclear fallout in Fukushima, Japan. The incident was one of the catastrophic aftermaths of a major earthquake that struck the region, one that did not spare the nuclear...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 15–22.
Published: 01 March 2010
...being seen a windmill can neither hide nor lie windmill turbines are frowned upon because they can be seen and heard there is no energy more withheld from sight than the atom of nuclear power with wind energy fuel returns from its stint in the fiery underworld being seen a windmill can neither...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Plate 7: Bikini Atoll , Operation Crossroads, 1946; Operation Castle, 1954; Operation Redwing, 1956; Operation Hardtack I, 1958 – each operation included multiple nuclear tests. Plate 7:. Bikini Atoll, Operation Crossroads, 1946; Operation Castle, 1954; Operation Redwing, 1956; Operation...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 281–283.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in the industrial era, only the atomized fluidity of disjointed molecules caught up in the one spate. The nuclear family falls apart: why stay with a partner who doesn’t give me what I want? The nuclear family, invented for consumerism and consolidated in the era of suburbanization, collapsed under...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2010
... chemical war, he produces a preliminary definition of terrorism as “the maximal explication of the other from the point of view of his exterminability” (p. 28). Atmoterrorism, allied with the “nuclear step of explication” (p. 59), definitively destroyed the traditional relation to the air milieu as an...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2011
... apocalyptic sublime” ( Phillips 1999 ). The paintings to which he was referring are based on then recently declassified United States (US) government photographs and film stills of Cold War era nuclear tests carried out in the Southwest of the US and the Pacific. Between 1995 and 1999, under President Clinton...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the Berlin Wall. In a rather different way, Matthew Farish analyzes how the Cold War nuclear threat shaped urban planning practices and understandings. The initial shadow cast over US urbanism, of course, was from the clouds of destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (the effects and memorialization of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 155–160.
Published: 01 July 2008
... from service, pilots still insisted on “flying” from Coltishall. Dressed in full nuclear/chemical suits, they sweated their way through engine failures, missile attack, refueling scenarios, and attack runs. Carefree about airfield safety, pilots would careen across the “grass,” squeeze through...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Kubrick. The last sequence comprises short clips of nuclear detonations filmed over the Pacific. Seen from the air they seem beautiful, dreamlike. I got my camera, played them back and shot a few images off the screen. Here was a form of mediation I had not considered: government secrecy. From that...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 261–268.
Published: 01 November 2008
... before it is abandoned, just as the world in his final film, The Sacrifice , can only be saved as it is lost – “saved” in this case from a threatened or imagined nuclear Armageddon by an act which the world interprets as a retreat into madness (the film thus confronts the logic of MAD, mutually assured...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... : DuMont Buchverlag . Berger Jenna 2006 . “ Nuclear Tourism and the Manhattan Project .” The Columbia Journal of American Studies . Available at http://www.columbia.edu/cu/cjas/print/nuclear_tourism.pdf (accessed May 27, 2010 ). Boros Foundation (ed.) 2009 . Boros Collection/Bunker...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 280–295.
Published: 01 November 2013
... hyperconnected world running at hyperspeed. Virilio argues that financial panics have replaced the nuclear-fueled panics of yesteryear. He suggests that of all the risks that assail us—terrorist attack, environmental ruin, and so forth—we are particularly threatened by “a tyrannical political economics” ( 2012c...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in 1963, nuclear testing literally went underground, forcing innovations in modes of remote sensing for purposes of verification. These innovations, especially for sensing other than the visual, helped fuel a range of interrelated research leading to an immediate precursor of smart dust: Operation...