Book ID: CBB000100891

Science, History, and Social Activism: A Tribute to Everett Mendelsohn (2001)


Allen, Garland E. (Editor)
MacLeod, Roy M. (Editor)

Kluwer Academic

Publication Date: 2001
Physical Details: x + 388 pp., illus., bibl., index
Language: English

Description Contents: Garland E. Allen; Roy M.macleod: Introduction: The Life and Work of Everett Mendelsohn. Jane Maienschein: Advocating the History of Science. Shirley Roe: Radical Nature in the Encyclopédie. Frederick B. Churchill: August Weismann and Ferdinand Dickel: Testing the Dzierzon Systes. R. Falk: Mendel's Hypothesis. Lily E. Kay: Biopower: Reflections on the Rise of Molecular Biology. Anne Harrington: China, “Qi”, and the Challenges of Engaged Scholarship. H. Nowotny: How to Tell A Story in the Sciences: Settings and Lessons. Peter A. Buck: A Healthy Regard for the Facts. J.-J Salomon: The Dark Side of Progress. Peter Weingart: The Loss of Distance: Science in Transition. Garland E. Allen: Radical Politics and Marxism in the History of Science. Gary Werskey: “The Social Context of Science”: Social Sciences 119 as a Way of Life and Learning. Mark V. Barrow: Naturalists as Conservationists: American Scientists Social Responsibility, and Political Activism before the Bomb. Robert N. Proctor: Human Experimental Abuse in and out of Context. Mark B. Adams: Networks in Action: The Kruschev Era, the Cold War and the Transformation of Soviet Science. Gilbert Whittemore: The Multidimensional Chess of Science and Society: A Postwar Debate over Plutonium Exposure. E. S. Watkins: Radioactive Fallout and Emerging Environmentalism: Cold War Fears and Public Health Concerns, 1954-1963. Roy M Macleod: “Strictly for the Birds”: Science, the Military and the Smithsonian's Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, 1963-1970. Michael Fortun: The Human Genome Project: Past, Present and Future Anterior. Yaron Ezrahi: Speaking Justice to Power: Everett Mendelsohn as an International Public Intellectual.

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Review Chilvers, C. A. J. (2006) Review of "Science, History, and Social Activism: A Tribute to Everett Mendelsohn". British Journal for the History of Science (p. 148). unapi

Review Lindee, Susan (2005) Review of "Science, History, and Social Activism: A Tribute to Everett Mendelsohn". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (p. 420). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Henk-Jan Dekker
Anna Brocke
Nephtali Callaerts
Alexandre Hocquet
Frédéric Wieber
Rydlewski, Michał
Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Acta Historica Leopoldina
Studia Historiae Scientiarum
Physis: Rivista Internazionale di Storia della Scienza
NTM: Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Oxford University Press
Icaria Editorial
University of Chicago Press
Transaction Publishers
Science and society
History of science, as a discipline
Political activists and activism
Science and politics
History of medicine, as a discipline
Dewey, John
Jarnicki, Paweł
Balicki, Bogdan
Mendelsohn, Everett
Plonka-Syroka, Bozena
Lilley, Samuel
Time Periods
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