2 edition of Soviet science and technology found in the catalog.
Soviet science and technology
Library of Congress. Science and Technology Division.
Written in English
|LC Classifications||Z7407.R9 U48|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||209|
|LC Control Number||62060058|
Techno-Diplomacy: Us-Soviet Confrontations in Science and Technology Glenn Schweitzer, Author, G. E. Schweitzer, Author Plenum Publishing Corporation $ . Explore the wide world of science with your students. Our science and technology themed books include leveled readers, chapter books and picture books.
Soviet Science Fiction book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Science Fiction a la Russe: Hoity-Toity by Alexander Belayev /5. Science fiction - Science fiction - Soviet science fiction: Only the gargantuan world of Soviet state publishing could match the production of U.S. science fiction. The Soviet promotion of “scientific socialism” created a vital breathing space for science fiction within Soviet society. The genre’s often allegorical nature gave Soviet writers of science fiction many creative opportunities.
Abstract “Plagued by low productivity, lax standards, and bureaucratic stultification, Soviet science needs urgent attention and reform.” These words of Gorbachev’s adviser Academician Roald Sagdeyev were published in the summer of in the American journal Issues in Science and Technology. Earlier that year Sagdeyev had leveled similar criticism at the Soviet scientific enterprise in Cited by: 1. Moscow is the center of science and higher education of Russia and is also an international hub of science. There have been milestone achievements of science in Russia (and the Soviet Union), especially in the areas of physics, chemistry, mathematics, the conquest of space, various technologies and medicine.
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The book, which is the latest addition to the Johns Hopkins University Press Introductory Studies in the History of Science, synthesizes an impressive array of recent work to chronicle the history of American science and technology from the beginning of the Cold War to the collapse of the Soviet Union Her book is as engaging as it is by: Loren Graham presents the first concise, modern history of science in Russia, the Soviet Union, and the commonwealth of Independent States.
Thoroughly up to date, the volume covers the Czarist period, the impact of the Russian Revolution, the relationship between science and Soviet society, the strengths of various scientific disciplines, and the effect of the fall of by: The history of science and technology in Russian and the Soviet Union is a field of study that is underdeveloped in the West, and good books on the subject in English or other West European languages are correspondingly rare.
Nonetheless, a number sources exist, as. Techno-Diplomacy US-Soviet Confrontations in Science and Technology. Authors: Schweitzer, Glenn E. Free PreviewBrand: Springer US.
Unquestionably the best book on Soviet education that has yet appeared in the West. It is a major contribution both to an understanding of Soviet education and technology and to greater insight into Soviet social dynamics.
It represents, furthermore, a significant methodological advance in the comparative study of educational systems. CIA's Analysis of Soviet Science and Technology Author's Comments: Clarence Smith [PDF Only MB*] Intelligence Memorandum No.OctoberCapabilities of the USSR in Air-to-Air Guided Missiles and Related Proximity Fuses [PDF Only KB*].
The book is a vital source of data for readers interested in the relationship of science, technology, and communism.
Show less Science, Technology, and Communism: Some Questions of Development focuses on the relationship of science, technology, and communism, including Soviet science and technology book of incentives, formation of funds, technological processes, and.
When Murray Rothbard wrote “Science, Technology, and Government” insupporters of the free market needed to confront a challenge that remains relevant today. Inthe Soviet Union launched its “Sputnik” satellite, thereby defeating the United States in.
Science, Technology and Society: Needs, Challenges and Limitations focuses on the role of science and technology in promoting development as well as its limitation in shaping the society.
The text outlines the contributions that this field has provided in health, industries, agriculture, transportation, and Edition: 1. Emphasizing an interdisciplinary and international coverage of the functions and effects of science and technology in society and culture, Science, Technology, and Society contains over A to Z signed articles written by major scholars and experts from academic and scientific institutions and institutes worldwide.
Each article is accompanied by a selected bibliography.5/5(3). The State of Soviet Science contains all of the major articles that appeared in that issue, plus three this study are lucid, nontechnical accounts of the major developments in astronomy, biology, cybernetics, chemistry, as well as in mathematics, medicine, psychology, and space research.
Book Info Science and Technology in the Global Cold War. Book Description: The Cold War period saw a dramatic expansion of state-funded science and technology research.
Government and military patronage shaped Cold War technoscientific practices, imposing methods that were project oriented, team based, and subject to national-security restrictions. Biological Sciences The Russian and Soviet contribution in biology is less significant than that in mathematics, but the available materials are, somewhat paradoxically, more numerous.
Topics that have particularly attracted the attention of Western historians are the reception of Darwinism in Russia in the nineteenth century and the Lysenko affair in the twentieth; these both [ ].
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Soviet Science and Technology Compiled from papers and discussions at a National Science Foundation Workshop, this book takes as main subjects the Soviet science policy and organization, the relationships with the economic and political systems, the dependence on Western technology, and prospects for cooperation between the USA and the USSR.
Focusing on six major postwar debates in the Soviet scientific community, this elegantly written book shows that Stalin's forays into scholarship can be understood only within the context of international tensions, institutional conflicts, and the growing uncertainty about the proper relationship between scientific knowledge and Party-dictated truths.
Russia and the Soviet Union contributed much to the world’s current advanced state of science and technology. Loren R. Graham’s work on the subject does much to elucidate this fact as well as to show the important connections between society, politics, and science.
Honorable Mention for the Forum for the History of Science in America Book Prize of the Forum for the History of Science in America For most of the second half of the twentieth century, the United States and its allies competed with a hostile Soviet Union in almost every.
Loren Graham stands as a role model for academics who combine teaching, research, and writing. In he published The Soviet Academy of Sciences and the Communist Party, ; five years later Science and Philosophy in the Soviet Union appeared; in he published Science, Philosophy, and Human Behavior in the Soviet Union; and in two Graham books appeared: Science.
The Cold War period saw a dramatic expansion of state-funded science and technology research. Government and military patronage shaped Cold War technoscientific practices, imposing methods that were project oriented, team based, and subject to national-security restrictions.
Genre/Form: Directory: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Who's who in Soviet science and technology. New York, Telberg  (OCoLC)Get this from a library!
Soviet science and technology: a bibliography on the state of the art, [Library of Congress. Science and Technology Division.].The book contains stories published by Soviet science-fiction writers in the last three or tour years.
Ot course, neither the selection of the authors in this little book, nor the stories themselves can offer a comprehensive idea ot Soviet Science fiction, which is so diverse and multiform.