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Title Intelligentsia science : the Russian century, 1860-1960 / edited by Michael D. Gordin, Karl Hall, and Alexei Kojevnikov.

Publication Info. Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, [2008]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  Q127.R8 I58 2008    AVAILABLE
Description iii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Osiris ; 2nd ser. v. 23
Osiris (Bruges, Belgium) ; 2nd ser. v. 23.
Note Title from cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intelligentsia science : the Russian century, 1860-1960. Introduction : Intelligentsia science inside and outside Russia / Michael D. Gordin and Karl Hall -- Intelligentsia as social organization. The Heidelberg Circle : German inflections on the professionalization of Russian chemistry in the 1860s / Michael D. Gordin ; Turning pedagogy into a science : teachers and psychologists in late Imperial Russia (1897-1917) / Andy Byford ; Organizational culture and professional identities in the Soviet nuclear industry / Sonja D. Schmid -- Intelligentsia as political agent. The phenomenon of Soviet science / Alexei Kojevnikov ; The conquest of science : women and science in Russia, 1860-1940 / Olga Valkova ; Wishful science : the persistence of T.D. Lysenko's agrobiology in the politics of science / Nils Roll-Hansen ; Stalin's rocket designers' leap into space : the technical intelligentsia faces the thaw / Slava Gerovitch -- Intelligentsia as utopia. Taming the primiitve : Elie Metchnikov and his discovery of immune cells / Kirill Rossiianov ; The schooling of Lev Landau : the European context of postrevolutionary Soviet theoretical physics / Karl Hall ; Imagining the cosmos : utopians, mystics, and the popular culture of spaceflight in revolutionary Russia / Asif Siddiqi.
Subject Science -- Russia -- History.
Science -- Soviet Union -- History.
Added Author Gordin, Michael D.
Hall, Karl.
Kozhevnikov, A. B.
ISBN 9780226304571 paperback
0226304574 paperback

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