Competing With The Soviets

Author: Audra J. Wolfe
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142140771X
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The high-tech machinery of nuclear physics and the space race are at the center of this story, but Audra J. Wolfe also examines the surrogate battlefield of scientific achievement in such diverse fields as urban planning, biology, and ...

Sharing Knowledge Shaping Europe

Author: John Krige
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034778
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US Technological Collaboration and Nonproliferation John Krige ... Rohde,
Armed with Expertise: The Militarization of American Social Research in the Cold
War (Cornell University Press, 2013); Mark Solovey and Hamilton Cravens, Cold
War Social Science: Knowledge Production, Liberal Democracy and Human
Nature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014); Audra Wolfe, Competing with the Soviets:
Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America (Johns Hopkins
University Press, ...

Science And Technology In The Global Cold War

Author: Naomi Oreskes
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026202795X
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This volume examines science and technology in the context of the Cold War, considering whether the new institutions and institutional arrangements that emerged globally constrained technoscientific inquiry or offered greater opportunities ...

The New Math

Author: Christopher J. Phillips
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022618496X
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[Max S. Bell et al.], Studies in Mathematics, vol. 9: A Brief Course in Mathematics
for Elementary School Teachers, rev. ed. (Palo Alto: Stanford University Press,
1963), unnumbered first page. 48. E.g., “SMSG History” and “W. Wooton's SMSG
... 1–2; an introductory overview of modernization's reach in the context of Cold
War science generally is provided in Audra Wolfe, Competing with the Soviets:
Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America (Baltimore: Johns
Hopkins ...

Creating The Cold War University

Author: Rebecca S. Lowen
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520917903
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The "cold war university" is the academic component of the military-industrial-academic complex, and its archetype, according to Rebecca Lowen, is Stanford University.

American Military Technology

Author: Barton C. Hacker
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801887727
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The book is an excellent springboard for understanding the complex relationship of science, technology, and war in American history.

Soldiers Of Reason

Author: Alex Abella
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 015603512X
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With Soldiers of Reason, Alex Abella shares a “well-researched” history of America’s last half century that casts a new light on our problematic present (San Francisco Chronicle).

Worse Than A Monolith

Author: Thomas J. Christensen
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400838813
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Worse Than a Monolith demonstrates that when states are engaged in coercive diplomacy--combining threats and assurances to influence the behavior of real or potential adversaries--divisions, rivalries, and lack of coordination within the ...

Mandarins Of The Future

Author: Nils Gilman
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801886331
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In Mandarins of the Future, Nils Gilman offers the first intellectual history of a movement that has had far-reaching, and often unintended, consequences.