Book ID: CBB542994156

America's Information Wars: The Untold Story of Information Systems in America's Conflicts and Politics from World War II to the Internet Age (2018)

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Burke, Colin (Author)


Rowman & Littlefield


Publication Date: 2018
Physical Details: 373 pp.
Language: English

"This book narrates the development of science and intelligence information systems and technologies in the U.S. from World War II through today. The story ranges from a description of the information systems and machines of the 1940s to the rise of a huge international science information industry, and to the 1990's Open Access-Open Culture" (from OCLC)

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Authors & Contributors
Stober, Dan
Hoffman, Ian
Lee, Wen Ho
Zia, Helen
Wang, Jessica
Greene, Benjamin Patrick
Journals
Journal of Cold War Studies
Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
Social Studies of Science
Representations
Centaurus: International Magazine of the History of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences
Publishers
Simon & Schuster
Hyperion
Stanford University Press
MIT Press
University of Massachusetts Press
The MIT Press
Concepts
Cold War
Science and politics
Science and war; science and the military
Nuclear weapons; atomic weapons
Espionage
Atomic, nuclear, and particle physics
People
Lee, Wen Ho ()
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Rosenberg, Julius
Rabinowitch, Eugene
Speeth, Sheridan Dauster
Places
United States
Soviet Union
California (U.S.)
Los Angeles (California)
Russia
Times
20th century, late
21st century
Institutions
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory
United States. President's Science Advisory Committee
Strategic Defense Initiative
United States. Central Intelligence Agency
KGB
Nuclear Test Ban Treaty; Partial Test Ban Treaty; Limited Test Ban Treaty (1963)
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