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Author Efron, Noah J.,
Title A chosen calling : Jews in science in the twentieth century / Noah J. Efron.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ; Cincinnati : Hebrew Union College Press, 2014.

Author Efron, Noah J.,
Series Medicine, science, and religion in historical context
Medicine, science, and religion in historical context.
Subject Science -- Social aspects.
Judaism and science.
Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Jews -- Russia -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Jews -- Palestine -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Jewish scientists -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish scientists -- Social aspects -- Russia -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish scientists -- Social aspects -- Israel -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Civilization -- Jewish influences.
Russia -- Civilization -- Jewish influences.
Palestine -- Civilization -- Jewish influences.
Add Title Jews in science in the twentieth century
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781421413822 (electronic bk.)
1421413825 (electronic bk.)
9781421413815
1421413817
OCLC # 878117049
Additional Format Print version: Efron, Noah J. Chosen calling 9781421413815 (DLC) 2013036532 (OCoLC)858778267


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