A chosen calling : Jews in science in the twentieth century /

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Format: Book
Published: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
Series:Medicine, science, and religion in historical context.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface : a vanload of rabbis in the culture wars of Kentucky
  • Introduction : "Ridiculously disproportionate"?
  • "Holding high the torch of civilization" : American Jews and twentieth-century science
  • "Second only to Communism" : making Soviet Jews and Soviet science
  • "Making a land of experiments" : science and technology in Zionist imagination and enterprise
  • Conclusion : when all worlds were new worlds.