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The "unacceptables" : American foundations and refugee scholars between the two wars and after

Author: Giuliana Gemelli
Publisher: Brussels ; New York : P.I.E.-P. Lang, ©2000.
Series: Euroclio., Etudes et documents ;, no. 18.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Combines the study of American and European cooperation in science policies, particularly the funding of scientific programs, with the examination of the role of emigres scholars in strengthening American and international research. Focuses on the role of the Rockefeller Foundation from the perspective of the recipients of grants, looking at its premises and effects on scientific processes as well as on individual  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giuliana Gemelli
ISBN: 905201924X 9789052019246 0820446599 9780820446592
OCLC Number: 43894332
Language Note: Text in English with correspondence in French.
Description: 306 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Scholars in Adversity and Science Policies (1933-1945) / Giuliana Gemelli --
American Foundations and Refugee Scholars between the Two Wars / Claus-Dieter Krohn --
Long-Term Consequences of Short-Term Fellowships / Christian Fleck --
Rockefeller Support for Mathematicians Fleeing from the Nazi Purge / Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze --
Max Ascoli: A Lifetime of Rockefeller Connections / Rosario J. Tosiello --
Refugee Philosophers. "An Emigre's Career": Koyre at the New School for Social Research / Paola Zambelli --
Refugee Philosophers. "The Gulf between Continental and Analytical Philosophy" as Registered in H. Spiegelberg's Interviews / Paola Zambelli --
The Rescue of French Scientists. Respective Roles of the Rockefeller Foundation and the Biochemist Louis Rapkine (1904-1948) / Diane Dosso --
The Rockefeller Foundation and Refugee Biologists: European and American Careers of Leading RF Grantees from England, France, Germany, and Italy / Pnina G. Abir-Am --
Permanent Connections: Paul Lazarsfeld, American Foundations and Europe (1930s-1960s) / Giuliana Gemelli --
Vito Volterra and the International Board of Education. A Correspondence (1924-1930) / Giovanni Paoloni --
Uses of Adversity: Considering Structures, Networks, and Coincidence in the Context of Alexander Gerschenkron's Emigrations and Career / Albert Mueller.
Series Title: Euroclio., Etudes et documents ;, no. 18.
Responsibility: Giuliana Gemelli, ed.


This book aims to fill a gap in the social history of sciences, combining two research approaches, which had been developed as separate fields of analysis: the study of American and European  Read more...


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