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American science in an age of anxiety: scientists, anticommunism, and the cold war.

By: WANG, Jessica (1967-).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC:, University of North Carolina Press, (1999).: 1999

Seller ID: BBL1426

ISBN: 080782447X


8vo. xii, 375 pp. Blue cloth, silver-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. Rare. ISBN: 080782447X "No professional group in the United States benefitted more from World War II than the scientific community. After the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, scientists enjoyed unprecedented public visibility and political influence as a new elite whose expertise now seemed critical to America's future. But as the United States grew committed to Cold War conflict with the Soviet Union and the ideology of anticommunism came to dominate American politics, scientists face... View more info