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Mary L. Dudziak

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Mary L. Dudziak is an American legal theorist, civil rights historian, and a leading foreign policy and international relations expert. She is currently the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law at Emory University.
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Doom Towns
The People and Landscapes of Atomic Testing, A Graphic History (Graphic History Series)
Andrew G. Kirk - Sep 30, 2016
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The history of atomic testing is usually told as a story about big technology, big science, and complex global politics. Doom Towns: The People and Landscapes of Atomic Testing explains critical technological developments and the policies that drove weapons innovation within the context of the specific environments and communities where testing act...
Mary L. Dudziak
Feb 03, 2021
Love this book.      source
The Mountains Sing
Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai - Mar 17, 2020
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An epic account of Viet Nams painful 20th century history, both vast in scope and intimate in its telling . . . Moving and riveting. VIET THANH NGUYEN, author of The Sympathizer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize With the epic sweep of Min Jin Lees Pachinko or Yaa Gyasis Homegoing and the lyrical beauty of Vaddey Ratners In the Shadow of the Banyan, The...
Mary L. Dudziak
Dec 09, 2020
Loved this book.      source
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This book documents the political ecosystem that legitimized violent military action against military-age males in US military operations after September 11, 2001. It first introduces the military-age male as a category used to identify insurgent combatants who have blended into civilian environments. Though US officials maintained that military-ag...
Mary L. Dudziak
Dec 07, 2020
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The Politics of Peace
A Global Cold War History
Petra Goedde - Feb 12, 2019
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During a television broadcast in 1959, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower remarked that "people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days our governments had better get out of the way and let them have it." At that very moment international peace ...
Mary L. Dudziak
Dec 15, 2019
@BrianDrohan I took up the question of what "peace" is in a subsequent essay. Thread to follow, but first let me recommend Petra Goedde's fascinating recent book on the Politics of Peace.      source