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A Martian stranded on Earth : Alexander Bogdanov, blood transfusions, and proletarian science

Author: N L Krement︠s︡ov
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bogdanov worked tirelessly to popularize and realize his vision of a worker physiological collective, founding the first research institute devoted to the science of blood transfusion. This book examines his roles as revolutionary, novelist and scientist.
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Krement︠s︡ov, N.L.
Martian stranded on Earth.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010039373
(OCoLC)664840205
Named Person: A Bogdanov; A Bogdanov
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: N L Krement︠s︡ov
ISBN: 9780226454146 0226454142
OCLC Number: 741691716
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 175 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Revolutions: the big science of visionary biology --
Transfusions: ideas, people, and places --
Voyagers: to Mars and back --
Earthly realities: the health of the ruling elite --
Struggles for viability: proletarian science in action --
Blood and socialism: the death of a hero --
Lessons and legacies: a Martian on Earth.
Responsibility: Nikolai Krementsov.

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Examines Bogdanov's roles as revolutionary, novelist, and scientist, presenting his protagonist as a coherent thinker who pursued his ideas in a wide range of venues. This title offers an analysis of  Read more...

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"A Martian Stranded on Earth is the only major work on Bogdanov that fully treats his diverse activities as richly interconnected. This is a splendid little gem of a book." (Mark B. Adams, University Read more...

 
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