In Print


Knoblauch, William M. Nuclear Freeze in a Cold War: The Reagan Administration, Cultural Activism, and the End of the Arms Race. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2017.


“Will You Sing About the Missiles?: British Antinuclear Protest Music of the 1980s,” in Conze, Eckart, Martin Klimke & Jeremy Varon (eds.), Nuclear  Threats, Nuclear Fear, and the Cold War of the 1980s. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

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“SIMON: The Prelude to Modern Music Video Games,” in Austin, Michael (ed.) Music Video Games: Performance, Politics, and Play. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.


“I’m Free: The Who on the Self in American Society,” with Casey Rentmeester, in Gennaro, Rocco J and Casey Harison (eds.) The Who and Philosophy. New York: Lexington Books, 2016.



“The Police,” in The 100 Greatest Bands of All Time: A Guide to the Legends who Rocked the World, Vol. 2. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO / Greenwood Press, 2015.



“Game Over?: A Cold War Kid Reflects on Apocalyptic Video Games” in Goldberg, Daniel & Linus Larsson (eds.), The State of Play: Sixteen Voices on Video Games. New York: Seven Stories Press, September 2015.


“From Camelot to Watergate: Ten Years that Changed Boomer Politics” in Cogan, Brian and Thom Gencarelli (eds.) Baby Boomers and Popular Culture: An Inquiry Into America’s Most Powerful Generation. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2014. (Forthcoming this November).


“MTV and Transatlantic Cold War Music Videos” in TEMP: Tidsskrift for Historie (A Danish Journal of History), nr. 06 – 2013.


“Strategic Digital Defense: Video Games and Reagan’s ‘Star Wars’ Program, 1980-1987” in Kapell, Matthew Wilhelm and Andrew B.R. Elliot (eds.), Playing with the Past, New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013.


“The Pixilated Apocalypse: Video Games and Nuclear Fears, 1980-2012” in Blouin, Michael, Morgan Shipley and Jack Taylor (eds.), The Silence of Fallout: Nuclear Criticism in a Post-Cold War World. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.


“Low Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act of 1985,” in Matthew Lindstrom (ed.), Encyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment: History, Policy, and Politics (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2011).


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