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The Politics of American science, 1939 to the present / Edited by James L. Penick, Jr. [and 3 others].

Edition:
Revised edition
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press 1972. , ©1972
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 453 pages ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Science and state -- United States.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Cambridge.
Contents:
Introduction
A historical overview
Preparedness and war: American science in a world at war. The new agencies. The old agencies. Dissent. Challenge and opportunity
Post-war planning for science 1945-1950 : The planning debate. The National Science Foundation controversy. The quest for control of atomic energy. The rise of medical research. New concepts in military research
The middle years 1950-1957 : A problem of definition. A problem of politics : the battery additive controversy. Selected domestic problems of the middle years. A problem of administration at the top
A problem of organization at the departmental level : military research and development
The years of response 1957-1965 : Organization. Control. Prospects for the future
A system in decay 1965-1970 : The military and American science. Toward new priorities.
Local notes:
Kislak Center copy gifted by Dr. Mark B. Adams in 2018.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B., (former owner) (autograph, November, 1973) (Adams copy)
Penn Chronology:
1972
Contributor:
Penick, James L. ed.
M.I.T. Press, publisher.
Mark B. Adams Emergence of Modern Science Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0262160536 0262660148 (pbk)
OCLC:
198538
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