Science and Stalinism: The Example of Physics
In seeking to explain the successful development of Soviet physics, the historian of science A. V. Andreev rejects the ‘widespread notion that a definite period of Soviet history (roughly from 1917 to the end of the 1950s) is primarily characterised by the total politicisation of all sides of social life, including the natural sciences’.
KeywordsStraw Mandel Monopoly
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