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German-Jewish Pioneers in Science 1900-1933 : Highlights in Atomic Physics, Chemistry, and Biochemistry

Author: David Nachmansohn
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 1979.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Leo Baeck Institute, to whose late president this book is dedicated, has three branches, located in Jerusalem, London, and New York. Its chief aim is the collection of documents describing the history of Jews in German-speaking countries, the manifold aspects of the association of the two ethnic groups, over a period of about 150 years; that is, from the time of the Enlightenment until the rise to power of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Nachmansohn
ISBN: 9781461299707 1461299705 9781461299721 1461299721
OCLC Number: 840280784
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: I. Historical Background --
A. The Rise of Science in Germany --
B. Entrance of Jews into German Science --
II. Atomic Physics in the Early Twentieth Century --
A. Developments in Physics in the Late Nineteenth Century --
B. The Period Before World War I --
C. The Twenties --
D. The Lives of Franck and Born; Gustav Hertz --
E. Effects on Philosophy and Epistemology --
F. The Effects on Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Other Fields --
G. The Late Nineteen-Twenties; Rise of the Nazi Movement --
H. Nuclear Fission --
I. Nuclear Energy and the Atom Bomb --
III. Developments in Chemistry and Physiology in the Nineteenth Century --
A. Chemistry --
B. Physiology --
IV. Chemistry and Biochemistry in the Early 20th Century. The Kaiser Wilhelm Institutes in Berlin-Dahlem --
A. Fritz Haber (1868-1934) --
B. Richard Willstätter (1872-1942) --
C. Otto Heinrich Warburg (1883-1970) --
D. Otto Meyerhof (1884-1951) --
E. Carl Neuberg (1877-1956) --
F. Gustav Embden (1874-1933) --
G. General Growth of German Biochemistry --
H. Reflections on the Roots and Fruits of the Collaboration between German and Jewish Scientists --
V. Worldwide Effects on Biochemistry Due to Nazi Persecution --
A. Hans A. Krebs (1900- ) --
B. Severo Ochoa (1905- ) --
G. Rudolf Schoenheimer (1898-1941) --
D. Ernst B. Chain (1906- ) --
E. Collaboration between German and Israeli Scientists --
Concluding Remarks: Science and Society --
References.
Responsibility: by David Nachmansohn.

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