Book ID: CBB000082983

Science under socialism: East Germany in comparative perspective (1999)


Macrakis, Kristie I. (Editor)
Hoffmann, Dieter (Editor)

Harvard University Press

Publication Date: 1999
Physical Details: xiv + 380 pp.; notes; index

Description Contents: Macrakis, Kristie: Prologue: The makings of science under socialism. Introduction: Interpreting East German science. Förtsch, Eckart: Science, higher education, and technology policy. Laitko, Hubert: The reform package of the 1960s: The policy finale of the Ulbricht era. Siegmund-Schultze, Reinhard: The shadow of National Socialism. Macrakis, Kristie: Espionage and technology transfer in the quest for scientific-technical prowess. Connelly, John: The foundations of diversity: Communist higher education policies in eastern Europe, 1945-1955. Nötzoldt, Peter: From German Academy of Sciences to socialist research academy. Macrakis, Kristie: The unity of science vs. the division of Germany: The Leopoldina. Augustine, Dolores L.: Frustrated technocrats: Engineers in the Ulbricht era. Stokes, Raymond G.: Chemistry and the chemical industry under socialism. Weiss, Burghard: Nuclear research and technology in comparative perspective. Geipel, Gary L.: Politics and computers in the Honecker era. Hohlfeld, Rainer: Between autonomy and state control: Genetic and biomedical research. Hoffmann, Dieter: Robert Havemann: Antifacist, communist, dissident. Ash, Mitchell G.: Kurt Gottschaldt and psychological research in Nazi and socialist Germany.

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Henning, Eckart
Kazemi, Marion
Papp, Desiderio
Eggleston, Wilfrid
Rizzuto, Ana-Maria
Viré, Liliane
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VIET: Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki
Editorial Universitaria
Clarke, Irwin
Duncker & Humblot
University of Connecticut
Research institutes; research stations
International relations
Havemann, Robert
Freud, Sigmund
Robb, Alfred Arthur
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Bernardi, Antonio
Einstein, Albert
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, early
20th century, late
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
North America: United States; Canada
Russia; Baltic States; Finland
The Netherlands: Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg
Berlin (Germany)
National Research Council Canada
Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften
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