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Science in Russia and the Soviet Union (Cambridge History of Science)

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Although by the 1980s the Soviet scientific establishment became the largest in the world, little is known about it in the West. Loren Graham presents the first concise, modern history of science in Russia, the Soviet Union, and the commonwealth of Independent States. Thoroughly up to date, the volume covers the Czarist period, the impact of the Russian Revolution, the relationship between science and Soviet society, the strengths of various scientific disciplines, and the effect of the fall of Communism.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-292) and index.

Table of Contents

Preface; Illustrations; Introduction; Part I. The Tsarist Period: 1. Russian science before 1800; 2. Science in nineteenth-century Russia; 3. Russian intellectuals and Darwinism; Part II. Russian Science and a Marxist Revolution: 4. The Russian Revolution and the scientific community; 5. The role of dialectical materialism: the authentic phase; 6. Stalinist ideology and the Lysenko affair; Part III. Science and Soviet Society: 7. Soviet attitudes towards the social and historical society; 8. Knowledge and power in Russian and Soviet science; 9. The organizational features and Soviet science; Conclusion; Appendices; Notes; Bibliographical essay; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521287890
Editor:
Basalla, George
Editor:
Hannaway, Owen
Editor:
Basalla, George
Editor:
Hannaway, Owen
Author:
Basalla, George
Author:
Graham, Loren R.
Author:
Hannaway, Owen
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
Science -- Soviet Union -- History.
Subject:
Science--Soviet Union--History Science--Sovie
Subject:
History of Science-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Studies in the History of Science
Series Volume:
map I-2150-A
Publication Date:
19940331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.90x5.84x.83 in. 1.01 lbs.

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