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Patrick Blackett : sailor, scientist, and socialist

Author: Peter Hore
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edited volume comprises a series of essays about Patrick Maynard Stewart Blackett, one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century, as well as a prominent figure in the Royal Navy and British politics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Patrick Blackett.
London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 2003
(DLC) 2002067626
(OCoLC)49799324
Named Person: P M S Blackett, Baron Blackett; P M S Blackett, Baron Blackett
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hore
ISBN: 0203508513 9780203508510 9780714653174 0714653179 9781135774318 1135774315 9781135774356 1135774358 9781135774363 1135774366
OCLC Number: 57587153
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 330 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword by Tam Dalyell MP; Acknowledgements; Boy Blackett; The Selborne Scheme: The Education of the Boy; One of Fisher's Revolutions: The Education of the Navy; Blackett at Sea; The Midshipman and the Secret Gadget; Blackett at Cambridge; Preparations for War; Blackett and the Black Arts; A Clash of Cultures: The Case for Large Convoys; The Case against Area Bombing; The Father of Operational Research; Blackett and Nuclear Strategy; Blackett in India: Thinking Strategically about New Conflicts; A Physicist in the Corridors of Power. The Scientific Context of Blackett's AchievementsThe Reluctant Peer in Politics; Notes on Contributors; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Hore ; with a foreword by Tam Dalyell.
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