Competing With The Soviets

Author: Audra J. Wolfe
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142140771X
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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 History of the Cold War, vol ... Competing with the Soviets: Science,
Technology, and the State in Cold War America. Baltimore, MD: The John
Hopkins University Press. Wootton, David. 2015. The Invention of Science: A
New History of The Scientific Revolution, 15–51. London: Allen Lane. Wray, Brad
K. 2015. Kuhn's Social Epistemology and the Sociology of Science. In Kuhn's
Structure of Scientific ...

Sharing Knowledge Shaping Europe

Author: John Krige
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034778
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US Technological Collaboration and Nonproliferation John Krige ... Rohde,
Armed with Expertise: The Militarization of American Social Research in the Cold
War (Cornell University Press, 2013); Mark Solovey and Hamilton Cravens, Cold
War Social Science: Knowledge Production, Liberal Democracy and Human
Nature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014); Audra Wolfe, Competing with the Soviets:
Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America (Johns Hopkins
University Press, ...

The New Math

Author: Christopher J. Phillips
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022618501X
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[Max S. Bell et al.], Studies in Mathematics, vol. 9: A Brief Course in Mathematics
for Elementary School Teachers, rev. ed. (Palo Alto: Stanford University Press,
1963), unnumbered first page. 48. E.g., “SMSG History” and “W. Wooton's SMSG
... 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 ...

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 ...

Arms Races In International Politics

Author: Thomas Mahnken
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191054208
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This volume provides the first comprehensive history of the arms racing phenomenon in modern international politics, drawing both on theoretical approaches and on the latest historical research.

Bulletin Of The Atomic Scientists

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As Garrett Hardin has said so beautifully, in "The Tragedy of the Commons" ("
Science," December 1968), so long as people perceive some incremental
personal gain in having another child, they will have another child. ..... Having
lived in the cocoon of university environment and the semi-university one of
government laboratories, with their concomitant distorted attitude about American
industry, it was a pleasant surprise for me to meet John Jay Hopkins, who wanted
to found a new ...

Air University Review

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The current debate between the Soviet Union and the United States over nuclear
arms limitation proposals serves as an excellent backdrop for Harold Brown's
newly released study of American national security. Dr. Harold Brown, a former
member of the SALT delegation and President Carter's Secretary of Defense, is
currently serving as Distinguished Visiting Professor at Johns Hopkins University
School of Advanced International Studies. Brown's work is not merely an analysis
of ...

Library Journal

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•McDougall, Walter A. The Heavens & the Earth: A Political History of the Space
Age. reprint. Johns Hopkins. 1997. 555p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 0- 8018-5748-
1. pap. $19.95. McDougall's Pulitzer Prize-winning book is a challenging,
rewarding, sweeping polemic that analyzes the social and technocratic forces
behind the United States and Soviet Union's Cold War competition. •Murray.
Bruce C. Journey into Space: The First Thirty Years of Space Exploration, reprint.
Norton. 1990.