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13 Things 2009

13 Things 2008


Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology

 

 

Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World
Brown University
Box 1837 / 60 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: (401) 863-3188
Fax: (401) 863-9423
[email protected]

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Proem

Bombs and their place in world history.

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This was my initial Proposal.


Contents

The Project.

Uploaded Image i. A History of Explosives: Chronology – A look at the history of gunpowder and explosives.

Uploaded Image ii. Explosives and the World they Made/Destroyed – How bombs have changed the world.

Uploaded Image iii. Issues of Morality and Violence – Cluster bombs, unspecified/unintentional targets, and IEDs.

Uploaded Image iv. Unpacking the bomb – A discussion of ideas, themes, and the evolution of technology.


Case Study: a bomb

The hands on approach.


Quotes

“I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.” – Albert Einstein, on the threat of an atomic bomb.

“My God, what have we done?” – Robert Lewis, on board the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

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[] – John McCain's hit, "Bomb Iran."


Works Cited

A brief bibliography of the background information, research, and philosophy that was utilized.


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