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  INTRODUCTION: Vexing questions, and atomic bomb cinema
 
1. 1895 to 1945: Prototypical bomb films
2. 1945 to 1949: The initial elation after Hiroshima and Nagasaki
3. 1950 to 1963: Part I, A complex growth industry
4. 1950 to 1963: Part II, Cold war fantasies
5. 1964 to 1979: Losing faith in social institutions
6. 1980 to 1989: The Reagan era
7. 1990 to 2001: The post-cold war years
8. 1945 to 2001 Japan's Atomic Bomb Cinema
   
CONCLUSION: Demonic cinema

 
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