Competing With The Soviets

Author: Audra J. Wolfe
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421409011
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The high-tech machinery of nuclear physics and the space race are at the center of this story, but Audra J. Wolfe also examines the surrogate battlefield of scientific achievement in such diverse fields as urban planning, biology, and ...

Science Studies During The Cold War And Beyond

Author: Elena Aronova
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137559438
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The Cold War and the International History of the Twentieth Century. In The
Cambridge ... Competing with the Soviets: Science, Technology, and the State in
Cold War America. Baltimore, MD: The John Hopkins University Press. Wootton,
David. 2015. ... Wulun, Jin. 1982. Tuomasi Ku'en Kexuezhexuexueshutaolunhui
Jianjie [An introduction of the workshop of Scientific philosophy of Thomas Kuhn].

Sharing Knowledge Shaping Europe

Author: John Krige
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034778
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US Technological Collaboration and Nonproliferation John Krige ... 2011);
Gabrielle Hecht and Paul N. Edwards, The Technopolitics of the Cold War (
American Historical Association, 2007); Joy Rohde, Armed ... 2014); Audra Wolfe,
Competing with the Soviets: Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War
America (Johns Hopkins University ... of Population Science: An Intellectual,
Institutional and Political History of Twentieth-Century Demography,”
Comparative Studies in Society ...

The New Math

Author: Christopher J. Phillips
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022618501X
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Studies in Mathematics, vol. ... E.g., “SMSG History” and “W. Wooton's SMSG
History: Correspondence and Ms. Material,” box 4.1/86–28/2, SMSGR, as well as
the ... 1–2; an introductory overview of modernization's reach in the context of
Cold War science generally is provided in Audra Wolfe, Competing with the
Soviets: Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America (Baltimore:
Johns Hopkins ...

Soldiers Of Reason

Author: Alex Abella
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780156033442
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An in-depth history of the RAND Corporation describes the behind-the-scenes role of the secretive think tank in shaping American political policy for six decades, detailing its origins, the part it played during the Cold War, and its ...

The Ringtone Dialectic

Author: Sumanth Gopinath
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262019159
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The rise and fall of the ringtone industry and its effect on mobile entertainment, music, television, film, and politics.

The Cybernetics Moment

Author: Ronald R. Kline
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421416719
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This is a book for everyone to read, relish, and think about."— Choice "As a whole, the book presents a comprehensive in-depth retrospective analysis of the contribution of the American scientific school to the making, formation, and ...

The Rise Of Nuclear Fear

Author: Spencer R. Weart
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674065069
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Climate change has never aroused this visceral dread. Weart dissects this paradox, showing that powerful images surrounding nuclear energy hold us captive, allowing fear, rather than facts, to drive our thinking and public policy.