World-class science and technology developed in the Soviet Unionduring Stalin's dictatorial rule under conditions of politicalviolence, lack of international contacts, and severe restrictions onthe freedom of information. Stalin's Great Science: The Times andAdventures of Soviet Physicists is an invaluable book thatinvestigates this paradoxical success by following the lives and workof Soviet scientists - including Nobel Prize-winning...
Kojevnikov reviews The Red Rockets' Glare: Spaceflight and the Soviet Imagination, 1857-1957 by Asif A. Siddiqi.
Joravsky reviews Stalin's Great Science: The Times and Adventures of Soviet Physicists by Alexei B. Kojevnikov.
Kojevnikov reviews Pavlov's Physiology Factory: Experiment, Interpretation, Laboratory Enterprise by Daniel P. Todes.
"Einstein and Soviet Ideology" by Alexander Vucinich is reviewed.
"New Atlantis Revisited: Akademogorodok, the Siberian City of Science" by Paul R. Josephson is reviewed.
"Essays of a Soviet Scientist: A Revealing Portrait of a Life in Science and Politics" by Vitalii I. Gol'danskii is reviewed.
Kojevnikov reviews "Stalin's Captive: Nikolaus Riehl and the Soviet Race for the bomb" by Nikolaus Riehl and Frederick Seitz.
Origins of Modern Science (The Scientific Revolution)
Cultural Histories of Science
History and Social Relations of Modern Science (19th-20th centuries)
The Nuclear Century: Atoms, Bombs, and World Perils
Newton, Einstein, Bohr: History and Philosophical Lessons of Modern Physics
Medieval and Imperial Russian History
The Soviet Union
Somaditya Banerjee, "Bhadralok Physics and the Establishment of Modern Science in India, 1900-1940"
Ken Corbett, "Chronic Anxieties: Railroad Time, Punctuality, and Modernity"
Isabel Izquierdo (UNAM, Mexico), "Immigration, Identity, and Knowledge Production: Ex-Soviet Scientists in Mexico in the 1990s"
Eric Michael Johnson, "The Struggle for Coexistence: Mutual Aid and the Political Ecology of Science in Transnational Perspective, 1859-1919"
Jean-Philippe Martinez (Universite Paris Diderot, France), "The Reception of Quantum Theory in the USSR"
Lee Nelson (Science and Technology Studies, UBC)