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Stalin And The Scientists

Pub Date : 2017-02-07 | Author : Simon Ings | Publisher : Atlantic Monthly Press

ISBN 10 : 0802125980
ISBN 13 : 9780802125989

Scientists throughout history, from Galileo to today’s experts on climate change, have often had to contend with politics in their pursuit of knowledge. But in the Soviet Union, ..


Stalin And The Scientists

Pub Date : 2017-02-21 | Author : Simon Ings | Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9780802189868
ISBN 13 : 0802189865

Scientists throughout history, from Galileo to today’s experts on climate change, have often had to contend with politics in their pursuit of knowledge. But in the Soviet Union, ..


Stalin And The Scientists

Pub Date : 2016-10-04 | Author : Simon Ings | Publisher : Faber & Faber

ISBN 10 : 9780571290093
ISBN 13 : 0571290094

An epic story of courage, genius and terrible folly, this is the first history of how the Soviet Union's scientists became both the glory and the laughing stock of the intellectual..


The Murder Of Nikolai Vavilov

Pub Date : 2008-05-13 | Author : Peter Pringle | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 1416566023
ISBN 13 : 9781416566021

In The Murder of Nikolai Vavilov, acclaimed journalist and author Peter Pringle recreates the extraordinary life and tragic end of one of the great scientists of the twentieth cent..


Stalin And The Bomb

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : David Holloway | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300066643
ISBN 13 : 9780300066647

'Stalin and the Bomb' represents a comprehensive history of Soviet nuclear policy, from developments in physics in the 1920s to the emergence of nuclear deterrence in the 1950s. Th..



Buried Glory

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Istvan Hargittai | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199985593
ISBN 13 : 0199985596

A chronicle of the lives of twelve notable and celebrated Soviet scientists from the Cold War era, a time of great scientific achievement in the USSR...