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Comrade Haldane is too busy to go on holiday : the genius who spied for Stalin

Author: Gavan Tredoux
Publisher: New York ; London : Encounter Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"JBS Haldane F.R.S. (1892-1964) was one of the leading scientists of the 20th Century, renowned for helping to reconcile Darwin's theory of Natural Selection with Mendel's discovery of genes. He was the product of a distinguished family of scientists and public figures: his father, the noted Oxford physiologist John Scott Haldane, invented decompression techniques still used by deep sea divers today, while his uncle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tredoux, Gavan, 1967-
COMRADE HALDANE IS TOO BUSY TO GO ON HOLIDAY.
New York ; London : Encounter Books, [2017]
(DLC) 2018006820
Named Person: J B S Haldane; Trofim Lysenko; J B S Haldane; Trofim Lysenko
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gavan Tredoux
ISBN: 9781594039836 1594039836
OCLC Number: 1022979788
Description: ix, 395 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Early days --
With Vavilov in the Soviet Union --
The Thirties --
Stalinophilia --
War on one front --
Ivor Montagu and the X Group --
The fate of Vavilov --
Experiments in the revival of organisms --
It is your party duty, comrade! --
Lysenko and Lamarxism --
Social biology --
Animal behaviour from London to India --
A certain amount of murder.
Responsibility: Gavan Tredoux.

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