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Surviving the swastika scientific research in Nazi Germany by Kristie Macrakis

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Germany

Subjects:

  • Kaiser Wilhelm-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften -- History,
  • Research -- Germany -- History,
  • Science and state -- Germany -- History,
  • Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-265) and index.

StatementKristie Macrakis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ180.G4 M3 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 280 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1411141M
ISBN 100195070100
LC Control Number93019919

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