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Death of a science in Russia

Conway Zirkle

Death of a science in Russia

the fate of genetics as described in Pravda and elsewhere.

by Conway Zirkle

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Lysenko, Trofim Denisovich, 1898-,
    • Genetics.,
    • Science and state -- Soviet Union.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH431 .Z53 1949
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 319 p.
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6062294M
      LC Control Number49050071
      OCLC/WorldCa1394567

        The Curious Deaths Of Kremlin Critics: Parallels Opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin and former colleagues who have fallen from favor seem to . Science in Russia and the Soviet Union. This book is an excellent as an introductory chapter into the scientific culture of Russia. It begins with the development of science before the , under Imperial Russia, and it furthers the story on into the October Revolution and science under the Soviet Union.

      Reverend George Rodonaia's NDE. Rev. George Rodonaia held an M.D. and a Ph.D. in neuropathology, and a Ph.D. in the psychology of religion. He delivered a keynote address to the United Nations on the "Emerging Global Spirituality." Before emigrating to the United States from the Soviet Union as a political dissident in , he worked as a.   But even Russia, in spite of its dark history of Stalinist purges and Soviet gulags, has effectively outlawed the death penalty. Russia introduced a Author: Arthur Bright.

      Foreign Students Choose Natural Science and Engineering Professions in Russia Mikhail Kotyukov, the Minister of Science and Higher Education, said that specialties related to medicine and economics evoke the greatest interest among foreign applicants of Russian universities. The MIT science historian Loren Graham has spent years trying to understand how this possibly could have happened. What makes it so startling, Graham says, is that Russia isn’t a technology.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Zirkle, Conway, Death of a science in Russia. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.

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