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attentive public for Soviet science and technology

Linda L. Lubrano

attentive public for Soviet science and technology

by Linda L. Lubrano

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Published by Soviet Interview Project in Urbana-Champaign .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Social aspects -- Soviet Union,
  • Science and state -- Soviet Union

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 58.

    StatementLinda L. Lubrano.
    SeriesWorking paper / Soviet Interview Project -- #32, Working paper (Soviet Interview Project) -- #32
    ContributionsSoviet Interview Project.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175.52R9 L79 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p. --
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18621990M

      SINCE the beginning of the nineteenth century science and technology have been playing a greater and greater rôle in shaping the lives of individuals, communities and nations. This has been true particularly in the West, where economic, social and political institutions and customs have been largely transformed by technological advances based on scientific : John Turkevich.   Footnotes [1] Dino Brugioni, “The Million Dollar Photograph,” Studies in Intellige no. 2 (Summer ): 32– [2] The photograph in the Studies piece was taken by a British U-2 mission in late , more than three years after U-2 imagery had dispelled the “bomber gap” and during the period when CIA was trying to resolve the “missile gap”—alleged Soviet superiority in.

      Sagdeev provides an illuminary voice to the state of science in the previous Soviet Union and brings a human image to the men and women in science at the time. Remarkably, they were in many ways similar to the scientists of the West, curious and wanting the freedom to pursue scientific goals/5. In Strategic Warning & the Role of Intelligence: The CIA and Strategic Warning; The Soviet-Led Invasion of Czechoslovakia (Book and DVD), the Central Intelligence Agency’s Information Management Services reviewed, redacted, and released hundreds of documents related to the Czechoslovak-Soviet crisis, creating this fascinating book.

    in human history, but also a new intellectual world. As a result, Soviet science lived in the revolutionary and exceptional ethos under which the USSR was born. Forgoing scientific objectivity, it sought to distinguish itself from the “bourgeois science” of the West by extending Soviet exceptionalism to science itself (Graham, ). Some Aspects of Soviet Education Leslie W. Ross SINCE the launching of Sputnik I and the subsequent Russian space adventures which followed that momentous event, American interest in Soviet education has been re- flected in the public utterances of a number of journalists, educators, statesmen, scientists, politicians, reporters, and l.


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Attentive public for Soviet science and technology by Linda L. Lubrano Download PDF EPUB FB2

Science and technology in the Soviet Union served as an important part of national politics, practices, and the time of Lenin until the dissolution of the USSR in the early s, both science and technology were intimately linked to the ideology and practical functioning of the Soviet state, and were pursued along paths both similar and distinct from models in other countries.

Soviet Science and Technology. Compiled from papers and discussions at a National Science Foundation Workshop, this book takes as main subjects the Soviet science policy and organization, the relationships with the economic and political systems, the dependence on Western technology, and prospects for cooperation between the USA and the USSR.

Soviet Science Fiction. Paperback – January 1, by Isaac Asimov (Translator) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Price: $ The history of science and technology in Russian and the Soviet Union is a field of study that is underdeveloped in the West, and good books on the subject in English or other West European languages are correspondingly rare.

Nonetheless, a number sources exist, as. Marxism is supposed to be that science, the science that will actually put all the other sciences in the science of the state. But the clever, scientific community is realizing it doesn’t work.

Although by the s the Soviet scientific establishment became the largest in the world, little is known about it in the West. Loren Graham presents the first concise, modern history of science in Russia, the Soviet Union, and the commonwealth of Independent by: A book that includes considerable history is Gordon Hyde, The Soviet Health Service: An Historical and Comparative Study (London: Lawrence & Wishart, ).

A good historical study of early Soviet public health is Christopher Davis, “Economic Problems of the Soviet Health Service: ,” Soviet Studies,35(3) "The Attentive Public for Soviet Science and Technology," in Politics, Work, and Daily Life in the USSR, ed.

James Millar, Cambridge University Press, "The Political Web of Scientific Cooperation Between the USA and USSR," in Sectors of Mutual Benefit in US-Soviet Relations, ed. Nish Jamgotch, Jr., Duke University Press, Occupation: Prof Emerita.

Science and technology in Russia have developed rapidly since the Age of Enlightenment, when Peter the Great founded the Russian Academy of Sciences and Saint Petersburg State University and polymath Mikhail Lomonosov founded the Moscow State University, establishing a strong native tradition in learning and innovation.

In the 19th and 20th centuries, Russia produced many notable scientists. By the s the Soviet scientific establishment had become the largest in the world, but very little of its history was known in the West. What has been needed for many years in order to fill that gap in our knowledge is a history of Russian and Soviet science written for the educated person who would like to read one book on the subject.

This book has been written for that reader. Unquestionably the best book on Soviet education that has yet appeared in the West. It is a major contribution both to an understanding of Soviet education and technology and to greater insight into Soviet social dynamics.

It represents, furthermore, a significant methodological advance in the comparative study of educational systems. A good starting point on Russian and Soviet science, including both its intellectual interactions with Marxist philosophy and its social interactions with Soviet and Russian institutions, is the research of historian of science Loren Graham.

--SteveMcCluskey3 July (UTC) Not a Useful Article. The topic is too broadly defined. Ings’s finely crafted and informative book is a must read for understanding how the ideas of scientific knowledge and technology were distorted.

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. The period from the s to the s was a golden age for Soviet science.

Yet the field has been in decline ever physicists lived in closed cities and could not travel abroad, but. Soviet Union is reorienting science and technology policy. The reconceptu-alization of science policy, however, has not led to an abandonment of a basically centralized approach and holistic perspective toward science and technology, even in the face of the growing size and complexity of the So-viet.

Plus the Soviet Union started (and again, that's an official date of proper formation, like for the Warsaw Pact) but is arguably a real start date.

Perhaps 'Science Fiction of (Former) Warsaw Pact Countries in the 20th Century' or 'Science Fiction of (Former) Warsaw Pact.

Interest and the Attentive Public. NSF Surveys of Public Attitudes Science News Study ANES Panel. The NSF Surveys of Public Attitudes were conducted by phone by the Public Opinion Laboratory at Northern Illinois University.

The Vladimir Lenin All-Union Pioneer Organization 1, a kind of Soviet version of the Boy Scouts, presented a large carved wooden replica of the Great Seal of the United States to. Soviet and Post-Soviet Technology: Nuclear Industry Sources in English: Chernousenko, V.M.

Chernobyl: Insight from the Inside (Berlin and New York: Springer, ). Friedman, Sharon M. "Chernobyl Coverage: How the US Media Treated the Nuclear Industry," Public Understanding of Science 1 (): Gould, Peter. Soviet Science in the Gorbachev Era," Issues in Science and Technology,1(4) For a critical view of Soviet science written by a prominent researcher and administrator in the USSR, see Roald Sagdeev, "Science and Perestroika: A Long Way to Go," Issues in .Plot summary.

InBartholomew "Barley" Scott Blair, a heavy-drinking British publisher, attends a book fair in ss friends cajole him into joining them on a drunken retreat to a secluded dacha in the forest near discussion turns to politics, Barley finds himself talking boldly of patriotism and courage, of a new world order, and an end to Cold War tensions.

The Russian Spy Who Convinced America to Take ESP Seriously was an exhibit of the achievements of Soviet science,” he wrote.

Public Domain “In Soviet Russia considerable interest has.