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Science, Cold War and the American State Lloyd V. Berkner and the Balance of Professional Ideals (Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine) by Allan A Needell

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • History of science,
  • History,
  • Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Science / History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9106940M
ISBN 109057026228
ISBN 109789057026225

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