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Science and government

Author: C P Snow; Robert M May
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013.
Series: Godkin lectures at Harvard University.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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An account of the intense rivalry between two scientists, each with his own studied opinion on how the British government should best carry out the air war against Germany during World War II.
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Named Person: Henry Thomas Tizard; Frederick Alexander Lindemann Cherwell, Viscount; Henry Thomas Tizard; Frederick Alexander Lindemann Cherwell, Viscount
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C P Snow; Robert M May
ISBN: 9780674072374 0674072375
OCLC Number: 840418529
Notes: "With a new foreword"--Cover.
"The Godkin lectures at Harvard University, 1960"--Page [i].
Description: xiv, 135 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Godkin lectures at Harvard University.
Responsibility: by C.P. Snow ; foreword by Lord Robert May of Oxford.

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