Scientists throughout history, from Galileo to today’s experts on climate change, have often had to contend with politics in their pursuit of knowledge. But in the Soviet Union, where the ruling elites embraced, patronized, and even fetishized science like never before, scientists lived their lives on a knife edge. The Soviet Union had the best-funded scientific...
|Title||:||Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy, 1905-1953|
|Number of Pages||:||528 pages|