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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Review Gurshtein, A. (1999) Review of "Science under socialism: East Germany in comparative perspective". American Scientist (pp. 379-80). unapi

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Giancarlo Magnano San Lio
Wilson, Daniel J.
Uebel, Thomas E.
Schwabe, Klaus
Ruthenberg, Klaus
Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society
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Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning and Policy
Jahrbuch des Wiener Goethe-Verein
Edition Sílex
University of Connecticut
Yale University Press
University of Chicago Press
Knowledge and learning
Science and State
Science and technology studies (STS)
Havemann, Robert
Neurath, Otto
Hahn, Otto
Gottschaldt, Kurt
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Cassirer, Ernst
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, late
20th century, early
19th century
United States
British Isles
Berlin (Germany)
International Research Council
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften
Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin

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