Fallout Shelter

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David Monteyne. Fallout Shelter: Designing for Civil Defense in the Cold War. (Architecture, landscape, and American culture series). Duluth: University of Minnesota Press, 2011. Pp. xi, 352. Paper $27.95.

Summary

Chapters:

1. Hypothetical Hiroshimas: City, Suburb, and Shelter in 1950s Civil Defense

2. Surveying the Cold War Landscape: The National Fallout Shelter Program

3. Sheltering Communities: City and Social Planning for Civil Defense

4. Design Intellectuals: Professional Architects and Civil Defense

5. Performing Architectual Expertise: Designs for Fallout Shelter

6. Cold War Constructions: Fallout Shelter in New Buildings

7. Bunker Architecture for the Cold War: Boston City Hall

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