Book ID: CBB001450229

The German Physical Society in the Third Reich: Physicists between Autonomy and Accommodation (2012)


Hoffmann, Dieter (Author)
Walker, Mark (Author)

Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 2012
Physical Details: xxiii + 458 pp.; ill.
Language: English

"This is a history of one of the oldest and most important scientific societies, the German Physical Society, during the Nazi regime and immediate postwar period. When Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany in 1933, the Physical Society included prominent Jewish scientists as members, including Fritz Haber and Albert Einstein.

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Authors & Contributors
Friese, Eberhard
Stern, Fritz
Wisniak, Jaime
Manchester, Keith L.
Kerr, Anne
Shakespeare, Tom
Indian Journal of History of Science
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
Social Studies of Science
British Journal for the History of Science
University of Chicago Press
Princeton University Press
New Clarion Press
Central European University Press
Aksant Academic Publishers
Oxford University Press
National Socialism
Science and society
Science and race
Science and politics
Haber, Fritz
Einstein, Albert
Debye, Peter Joseph William
Polanyi, Michael
Langmuir, Irving
Nernst, Walther Hermann
Time Periods
20th century, early
20th century
19th century
20th century, late
21st century
United States
Great Britain
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Scandinavia; Nordic countries
Czech Republic
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

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