Science and Russian Culture in an Age of Revolutions by Kendall E. Bailes
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Science and Russian Culture in an Age of Revolutions
By Kendall E. Bailes

Science and Russian Culture in an Age of Revolutions

V.I.Vernadsky and His Scientific School, 1863-1945

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Science and Russian Culture in an Age of Revolutions by Kendall E. Bailes

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"...scholarship of the highest order...Kendall Bailes's book is destined to become a most valuable contribution to our knowledge of Russian and Soviet culture. It is insightful and eloquent." -Douglas R. Weiner "...an insightful, richly researched portrait of Vernadsky's life and times..." -American Scientist "This biography...not only tells a story full of human drama but also one rich with insights into Russia's higher-education and scientific-research establishments." -Washington Post Book World "[This] concise book, with references that stop short of the Gorbachev era, will be the foundation for all future scholarship in English on Vernadsky." -Nature "In this insightful exploration of Vernadsky's legacy, Kendall Bailes unveils a creative scholar-activist whose life and work speak more clearly about his time than our own." -Science "The Bailes book...is fascinating...Read it!" -World Affairs Report "Kendall Bailes has left us with a vivid portrayal of the life and times of Vladimir Vernadsky." -The Russian Review "It offers a penetrating analysis of social realities in twentieth-century Russia, which helped create an intellectual culture dominated by ideological extremes." -American Historical Review This first full-length English-language biography of Vladimir Vernadsky (1863-1945), one of the leading Russian intellectual figures of the twentieth century, focuses on the interaction between science and politics during Russia's revolutionary age.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780253311238
ISBN-10: 0253311233
Format: Hardback
(5983mm x 3971mm x 23mm)
Pages: 252
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 22-Jan-1990
Country of Publication: United States

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