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Author Gordin, Michael D.

Title The pseudoscience wars : Immanuel Velikovsky and the birth of the modern fringe / Michael D. Gordin.

Publication Info. Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
2012, 2012


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  523.2 GIR    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  523.2 GOR    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  523.2 GOR    DUE 06-26-20
Description x, 291 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Bad ideas -- The grand collision of spring 1950 -- A monolithic oneness -- The battle over Lysenkoism -- Experiments in rehabilitation -- Skirmishes on the edge of creation -- Strangest bedfellows -- Pseudoscience in our time.
Subject Velikovsky, Immanuel, 1895-1979 -- Appreciation.
Velikovsky, Immanuel, 1895-1979 -- Influence.
Lysenko, Trofim, 1898-1976.
Pseudoscience -- History -- 20th century.
Creationism -- History.
Eugenics -- History.
Science -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780226304427 cloth alkaline paper
0226304426 cloth alkaline paper
9780226304434 (e-book)
0226304434 (e-book)

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