Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905–1953




Stalin And The Scientists

Pub Date : 2017-02-21 | Author : Simon Ings | Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9780802189868
ISBN 13 : 0802189865

Scientists throughout history, from Galileo to today’s experts on climate change, have often had to contend with politics in their pursuit of knowledge. But in the Soviet Union, ..


Stalin And The Scientists

Pub Date : 2018-02-20 | Author : Simon Ings | Publisher : Grove Press

ISBN 10 : 0802127592
ISBN 13 : 9780802127594

An eye-opening history of science in the Soviet Union, following the scientists who survived Stalin's rule and helped to reshape the world..


Stalin And The Scientists

Pub Date : 2017-02-07 | Author : Simon Ings | Publisher : Atlantic Monthly Press

ISBN 10 : 0802125980
ISBN 13 : 9780802125989

Scientists throughout history, from Galileo to today’s experts on climate change, have often had to contend with politics in their pursuit of knowledge. But in the Soviet Union, ..


Buried Glory

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Istvan Hargittai | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199985593
ISBN 13 : 0199985596

A chronicle of the lives of twelve notable and celebrated Soviet scientists from the Cold War era, a time of great scientific achievement in the USSR...


Science In Russia And The Soviet Union

Pub Date : 1993 | Author : Loren R. Graham | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521287898
ISBN 13 : 9780521287890

By the 1980s the Soviet scientific establishment had become the largest in the world, but very little of its history was known in the West. What has been needed for many years in o..


Stalin And The Bomb

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : David Holloway | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300066643
ISBN 13 : 9780300066647

'Stalin and the Bomb' represents a comprehensive history of Soviet nuclear policy, from developments in physics in the 1920s to the emergence of nuclear deterrence in the 1950s. Th..


Shooting Up

Pub Date : 2016-02-25 | Author : Lukasz Kamienski | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190263478
ISBN 13 : 0190263474

Shooting Up: A Short History of Drugs and War examines how intoxicants have been put to the service of states, empires and their armies throughout history. Since the beginning of o..


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