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Science, Technology and the Military : Sociology of the Sciences - Everett Mendelsohn

Science, Technology and the Military

Sociology of the Sciences

By: Everett Mendelsohn (Editor), Merritt Roe Smith (Editor), Peter Weingart (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1989
ISBN: 9789027727831
Number Of Pages: 288

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III Transformation of Industry and Medicine.- The Role of the Military in the Electrification of Russia 1870-1890.- World War II and the Transformation of the American Chemical Industry.- Between Cowardice and Insanity: Shellshock and the Legitimation of the Neuroses in Great Britain.- IV Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power.- The Development of the First Atomic Bomb in the USSR.- 'Over My Dead Body': James Bryant Conant and the Hydrogen Bomb.- A Crystal Ball in the Shadows of Nuremberg and Hiroshima: The Ethical Debate Over Human Experimentation to Develop a Nuclear Powered Bomber, 1946-1951.- V R&D: Military, Industry and the Academy.- An Analytical Look at R&D and the Arms Race.- The Government of Military R&D in Britain.- The Government of Military R&D: A Comparative Perspective.- The Making of an Entrepreneurial University: The Traffic Among M.I.T. and the Industry and the Military, 1860-1960.

ISBN: 9789027727831
ISBN-10: 902772783X
Series: Sociology of the Sciences : Book 2
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 31st March 1989
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.58