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Science in Soviet Russia [proceedings of the Science Panel of the Congress of American-Soviet Friendship] (History, philosophy, and sociology of science)

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Published by Arno Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages97
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Open LibraryOL7476350M
ISBN 10040506635X
ISBN 109780405066351

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Science in Russia and the Soviet Union: A Short History Loren R. Graham Although by the s the Soviet scientific establishment became the largest in the world, little is known about it . OCLC Number: Notes: "First published in " Description: 3 preliminary leaves, 65 pages 19 cm: Contents: Present-day science and technology in the Soviet union, by J.D. BernalPhysical research in the Soviet union, by David ShoenbergIndustrial research and development in the Soviet union, by M. RuhemannBiological science in the Soviet union, by Joseph NeedhamSoviet.   In Science in Russia and the Soviet Union, Loren R. Graham presents a concise overview of the development of science and scientific institutions in Russia and the Soviet Union. This is a very readable account, interesting not only to those students interested in the history of science, but to anyone interested in the history of Russia and the USSR. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crowther, J.G. (James Gerald), Science in soviet Russia. London, Williams & Norgate ltd.,

By the s the Soviet scientific establishment had become the largest in the world, but very little of its history was known in the West. What has been needed for many years in order to fill that gap in our knowledge is a history of Russian and Soviet science written for the educated person who would like to read one book on the subject. This book has been written for that . Education in the USSR examines the current and official Soviet educational philosophy, with emphasis on social, moral, and political aspects of Soviet education. Organized into five chapters, this book begins with a discussion on the origins of Soviet educational philosophy. Then, the Soviet school as an organization is explained. - welcome to the wonderful world of soviet books. - this site attempts to catalogue the amazing books in english, hindi and other indian languages, published the soviet union (ussr). - many of these books are available for sale at reasonable prices. - these are the original books printed in s and s by mir, progress, and raduga publishers. “In Stalin and the Scientists, Simon Ings has produced one of the finest, most gripping surveys of the history of Russian science in the twentieth century. Deeply researched and written with a sense of burning importance, Ings’ book ranges widely from politics to philosophy, from economics to biography to recount the monumental successes of Russian scientists and the Soviet State’s Mephistophelean embrace of the scientific /5(27).

The history of science and technology in Russian and the Soviet Union is a field of study that is underdeveloped in the West, and good books on the subject in English or other West European languages are correspondingly rare. Nonetheless, a number sources exist, as the following bibliography illustrates. Soviet Science is a s compilation of different topics in Russian and Soviet science presented in a symposium held in Philadelphia. It attempts to place emphasis on factual reporting of Soviet science, but recognizes that “Communist science” is more concerned with the effect on science of politics than with science itself.   The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) came into being after the socialist revolution in Russia in The revolution was inspired by the ideals of socialism, as opposed to capitalism, and the need for an egalitarian society. The Russia of the last century was fascinating, brutal, and for those who did not experience it, often a mystery. That may be why books about the Russia of the past may continue to be published—despite the failure of the Soviet experiment, and though remnants of twentieth-century Russia are fading (or are resurrected in ever more ghoulish iterations), we continue to .