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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


the first meta-utopia, an ambiguous dialogue with an open ending. Utopia and the Revolution: Carnival and Parody For the authors of technological fantasies in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, which today mainly are of interest as early examples of Russian science fiction, neither the

. His approach emphasizes the influence of social, economic, and political factors on Russian history in general and the development of Russian science in particular. At the same time, Graham has placed his description of Russian science within a broad worldwide context. This enables him to articulate

Alexander Vucinich

among scientists-philosophers, Vemadskii . delved not so much into the ontological and epistemological dilemmas of the sciences caught in a whirlpool of revolutionary currents as into the cultural context of Russian science, and science in general. He meditated on specific features of Russian culture

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

Boris N. Mironov

. Moreover, this policy met with such strong resistance from ethnic minorities that it remained a chimera—the impossible dream of Russian nationalists. This research was supported by grant No 15-18-00119 from the Russian Science Foundation. Translated from the Russian Jan Surer 1 Quoted in K. E

Emese Lafferton

Austro-Hungarian and Russian sciences, rooted in the ethnically and confessionally most mixed regions of contemporary Europe, faced unique intellectual challenges in the process of constructing or exploiting racial theories and creating ethnic, national, and imperial identities with the aim to contribute