Kix, Kids, and Nuclear Fear

  Today is the anniversary of the Trinity test detonation in New Mexico. Therefore, a nuclear themed post seems appropriate. This is an excerpt from a paper delivered at the June 2017 conference of the Society for the History of Childhood and Youth, in which I talked about how nuclear toys sought to manage kids'... Continue Reading →

Nuclear Toys and War Cards

This fortnight has been a whirlwind of conferences. I was at the Society for the History of ┬áChildren and Youth at Rutgers in Camden, NJ, the week before last, and this week have been attending the Rhetoric Society of Europe conference in Norwich, England. The two conferences have been very diverse in terms of audience... Continue Reading →

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