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Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

Author: Naomi Oreskes; John Krige
Publisher: Cambridge The MIT Press 2014
Series: Transformations : Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Concluding Remarks -- About the Authors -- Index

Investigations of how the global Cold War shaped national scientific and technological practices in fields from biomedicine to rocket science

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Science and Technology in the Global Cold War
Cambridge : The MIT Press,c2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Oreskes; John Krige
ISBN: 9780262526531 0262526530
OCLC Number: 1020554065
Accession No: EBC3339890 (DE-599)GBV87095816X
Notes: Description based upon print version of record
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (467 p).
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1 Science in the Origins of the Cold War --
2 Atomic Tracings --
3 Self-Reliant Science --
4 From the End of the World to the Age of the Earth --
5 Changing the Mission --
6 Fighting Each Other --
7 Embedding the National in the Global --
8 Bringing NASA Back to Earth --
9 Calculating Times --
10 Defining (Scientific) Direction --
11 The Cold War and the Reshaping of Transnational Science in China --
12 When Structure Met Sputnik --
13 Big Science and "Big Science Studies" in the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War
Series Title: Transformations : Studies in the History of Science and Technology

Abstract:

Concluding Remarks -- About the Authors -- Index

Investigations of how the global Cold War shaped national scientific and technological practices in fields from biomedicine to rocket science

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