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14. Becoming Visible

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Unit Overview: Bibliography & Resources

Selected Bibliography
Adamson, Joni. American Indian Literature, Environmental Justice, and Ecocriticism. Phoenix: U of Arizona P, 2001.

Boyer, Paul. By the Bomb's Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age. New York: Pantheon Books, 1985.

Coontz, Stephanie. The Way We Never Were. New York: Basic Books, 1992.

Dear, I. C. B., ed. Oxford Companion to World War II. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995.

Ellison, Ralph. Shadow and Act. New York: Vintage, 1972.

Filreis, Alan. "Cultural Aspects of Atomic Anxiety." dept.english. upenn.edu/~afilreis/50s/atomic-anxieties.html. The Literature and Culture of the American 1950s [computer file and Web site]. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of English, 1995.

Spanos, William V. The Errant Art of Moby-Dick: The Canon, the Cold War, and the Struggle for American Studies. Durham: Duke UP, 1995.

UREO: Uranium and Radiation Education Outreach. Northern Arizona University. www4.nau.edu/eeop/ureo/eevact.htm.

"What Is Jazz?" Smithsonian Jazz-A Jazz Portal Intended to Pre-serve and Promote One of America's Greatest Art Forms-Jazz. www.smithsonianjazz.org/class/whatsjazz/wij_start.asp.

Whitfield, Stephen J. The Culture of the Cold War. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1991.

Further Resources
The Atomic Café [documentary film]. Directed by Jayne Loader and Kevin Rafferty. 1982.

The Cold War: Europe and the Third World [video recording]. Produced by WGBH in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Santa Barbara: Intellimation, 1989.

Foertsch, Jacqueline. Enemies Within: The Cold War and the AIDS Crisis in Literature, Film, and Culture. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2001.

Frascina, Francis, ed. Pollock and After: The Critical Debate. New York: Routledge, 2000.

Guilbaut, Serge. How New York Stole the Idea of Modern Art: Abstract Expressionism, Freedom, and the Cold War, trans. Arthur Gold-hammer. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1983.

Momaday: Voice of the West [video recording]. KCTS Television. Produced and edited by Jean Walkinshaw. Alexandria: PBS Home Video, 1996.

A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the U.S. Constitution [online exhibit]; Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War [online exhibit]; Paint by Number: Accounting for Taste in the 1950s [online exhibit]; Produce for Victory: Posters on the American Home Front (1941-45) [online exhibit]. Smithsonian: National Museum of American History. americanhistory.si.edu/. National Mall, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC. Phone: (202) 357-2700.

Moss, Joyce, and George Wilson. Literature and Its Times. Detroit: Gale, 1997.

Ralph Ellison: The Self-Taught Writer [video recording]. Produced, written, and directed by Rex Barnett. Atlanta: History on Video, 1995.

"The Real Thirteen Days: The Hidden History of the Cuban Missile Crisis." The National Security Archive www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/ nsa/cuba_mis_cri/index.html. Digital National Security Archive nsarchive.chadwyck.com/. Nearly 40,000 of the most important, declassified documents-totaling more than 250,000 pages-are included in the database. UMI.

A Walk Through the 20th Century with Bill Moyers: World War II: Propaganda Battle. Created and developed by the Corporation for Entertainment and Learning, Inc., and Bill Moyers; produced in association with WNET/New York and KQED/San Francisco. Washington, DC.: PBS Video, 1983, 1988.

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