Politics and science in wartime : comparative international perspectives on the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute / edited by Carola Sachse and Mark Walker.

  • Sachse, Carola, 1951-
[2005], ©2005
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Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, [2005], ©2005.

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iv, 310 pages ; 26 cm.


Introduction: a comparative perspective / Carola Sachse and Mark Walker -- Purges in comparative perspective: rules for exclusion and inclusion in the scientific community under political pressure / Richard Bailer, Alexei Kojevnikov, and Jessica Wang -- National states and international science: a comparative history of international science congresses in Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russial, and Cold War United States / Ronald E. Doel, Dieter Hoffmann, and Nikolai Krementsov -- Laying the foundation for wartime research: a comparative overview of science mobilization in National Socialist Germany, Japan, and the Soviet Union / Walter E. Grunden, Yutaka Kawamura, Eduard Kolchinsky, Helmut Maier, and Masakatsu Yamazaki -- Wartime nuclear weapons research in Germany and Japan / Walter E. Grunden, Mark Walker, and Masakatsu Yamazaki -- Aerodynamics and mathematics in National Socialist Germany and fascist Italy: a comparison of research institutes / Moritz Epple, Andreas Karachalios, and Volker R. Remmert -- Plant breeding on the front: imperialism, war, and exploitation / Olga Elina, Susanne Heim, and Nils Roll-Hansen -- Molding national research systems: the introduction of penicillin to Germany and France / Jean Paul Gaudilliere and Bernd Gausemeier -- Pathways to human experimentation, 1933-1945: Germany, Japan, and the United States / Gerhard Baader, Susan E. Lederer, Morris Low, Florian Schmaltz, and Alexander V. Schwerin -- Human heredity and politics: a comparative international study of the Eugenics Record Office at Cold Spring Harbor (United States), the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics (Germany), and the Maxim Gorky Medical Genetics Institute (USSR) / Mark B. Adams, Garland E. Allen, and Sheila Faith Weiss -- Psychiatric genetics in Munich and Basel between 1925 and 1945: programs - practices - comparative arrangements / Hans Jacob Ritter and Volker Roelke.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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