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Zak Kizer

Russian science, specifically factors present in the Romanov dynasty, the Russian Revolution and Civil War, the reign of Iosef Stalin, and the changes in the ussr after Stalin’s death in 1953. This work, which was written to be accessible to a more general audience, documents both the history and

Murad Akhundov

ARTICLES MURAD AKHUNDOV (Moscow,Russia) SOVIET SCIENCE UNDER THE PRESSURE OF IDEOLOGY One of the most passionately debated issues in the Russian press in recent years is the problem of Soviet and Russian science. Many articles . have appeared since the advent of glasnost' examining tragic

William deJong-Lambert

’s ouster that Lysenko finally fell permanently from grace. Loren Graham is a historian whose work on the history of Russian science has been so substantial, that over the course of his long career Graham has more or less become an actor in the events he documents. How many other scholars of the Lysenko

Elena V. Vasilieva

second wave of institutionalization brought science under the total control of the state and centralized all administrative struc- tures, thereby distorting beyond recognition the vision of V. I. Vemadskii, the main ideologue of reform in Russian science. . Vernadskii had dreamt of opening research

Ksenia Tartarchenko

for $95,000,” asked the editors of the National Geographic , “morph into an exercise in Russian nationalism?” 8 Josephson’s choices are familiar to historians of Russian science acquainted with his prolific output. Josephson has done pioneering work across a range of topics, from the history

Maya Haber

. Hachten, “In Service to Science and Society: Scientists and the Public in Late-Nineteenth-Century Russia,” Osiris, 2nd Series 17, Science and Civil Society (2002); Joseph Bradley, Voluntary Associations in Tsarist Russia : Science, Patriotism, and Civil Society (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University

Anna Artyushina

keep moving back and forth between the two ( Shapin, 2008 ). Akademgorodok professionals do not contemplate that as a viable option because of the poor state of many segments of Russian science. However, they find their own ways to pursue scientifically valuable work. Akademgorodok scientist