Book ID: CBB000600698

The Jasons: The Secret History of Science's Postwar Elite (2006)

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Finkbeiner, Ann K. (Author)


Viking


Publication Date: 2006
Physical Details: xxx + 304 pp.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description On a group of American physicists doing independent secret military consulting.


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Review Zimmerman, Peter (2006) Review of "The Jasons: The Secret History of Science's Postwar Elite". Science. unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Wellerstein, Alex
Hollinger, David A.
McCray, W. Patrick
Martini, Edwin A.
Oreskes, Naomi
Krige, John
Journals
Science as Culture
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Journal of American History
Physics in Perspective
War and Society
Publishers
Office for History of Science and Technology, University of California
Oxford University Press for the British Academy
Hamburger Edition
Cambridge University Press
University of Massachusetts Press
The MIT Press
Concepts
Science and war; science and the military
Science and government
Physics
Cold War
Secrecy
Science and politics
People
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Fowler, William A.
DuBridge, Lee
Pauling, Linus Carl
Kistiakowsky, George Bogdan
Wiesner, Jerome B.
Time Periods
20th century, late
20th century
21st century
20th century, early
19th century
Places
United States
Great Britain
Soviet Union
Vietnam
Russia
West Germany
Institutions
Project Vista
California Institute of Technology
Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG)
Great Britain. Royal Air Force
Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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