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 ...

Cinematic Cold War

Author: Tony Shaw
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780700620203
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The first book-length survey of cinema's vital role in the Cold War cultural combat between the U.S. and the USSR.

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 Age Of Great Dreams

Author: David Farber
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 9781429931267
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In this book, David Farber grounds our understanding of the extraordinary history of the 1960s by linking the events of that era to our country's grand projects of previous decades.

The Noble Hustle

Author: Colson Whitehead
Publisher: Anchor Books
ISBN: 0345804333
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From the bestselling author of The Underground Railroad An NPR Best Book of the Year In 2011, Grantland magazine gave bestselling novelist Colson Whitehead $10,000 to play at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

The Ringtone Dialectic

Author: Sumanth Gopinath
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262315092
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In The Ringtone Dialectic, Sumanth Gopinath charts the rise and fall of the ringtone economy and assesses its effect on cultural production.Gopinath describes the technical and economic structure of the ringtone industry, considering the ...