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Competing With the Soviets: Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America

Audra J. Wolfe
Format
Book
Published
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Johns Hopkins Introductory Studies in the History of Science
ISBN
9781421407692 (hdbk. : alk. paper), 9781421407715 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1421407698 (hdbk. : alk. paper), 142140771X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • The atomic age
  • The military-industrial complex
  • Big science
  • Hearts and minds and markets
  • Science and the general welfare
  • The race to the moon
  • The end of consensus
  • Cold War redux.
Description
viii, 166 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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