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008    180308s2018    mdu      b    001 0 eng   
010      2018004445 
020    9781421426730|q(hardcover ;|qalk. paper) 
020    1421426730|q(hardcover ;|qalk. paper) 
035    (OCoLC)1029075700 
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050 00 Q127.U6|bW654 2018 
082 00 338.973/0609045|223 
100 1  Wolfe, Audra J.,|eauthor. 
245 10 Freedom's laboratory :|bthe Cold War struggle for the soul
       of science /|cAudra J. Wolfe. 
246 30 Cold War struggle for the soul of science 
264  1 Baltimore :|bJohns Hopkins University Press,|c2018. 
264  4 |c©2018   
300    x, 302 pages ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-291) and 
505 0  Western science vs. Marxist science -- Ambassadors for 
       science -- The science of persuasion -- Science and 
       freedom -- Science for peace -- Science for diplomacy -- 
       Developing scientific minds -- An unscientific reckoning -
       - Scientists' rights are human rights -- Epilogue. 
520    Scientists like to proclaim that science knows no borders.
       Scientific researchers follow the evidence where it leads,
       their conclusions free of prejudice or ideology. But is 
       that really the case? In Freedom's Laboratory, Audra J. 
       Wolfe shows how these ideas were tested to their limits in
       the high-stakes propaganda battles of the Cold War. Wolfe 
       examines the role that scientists, in concert with 
       administrators and policymakers, played in American 
       cultural diplomacy after World War II. During this period,
       the engines of US propaganda promoted a vision of science 
       that highlighted empiricism, objectivity, a commitment to 
       pure research, and internationalism. Working (both overtly
       and covertly, wittingly and unwittingly) with governmental
       and private organizations, scientists attempted to decide 
       what, exactly, they meant when they referred to 
       "scientific freedom" or the "US ideology." More frequently,
       however, they defined American science merely as the 
       opposite of Communist science. Uncovering many startling 
       episodes of the close relationship between the US 
       government and private scientific groups, Freedom's 
       Laboratory is the first work to explore science's link to 
       US propaganda and psychological warfare campaigns during 
       the Cold War. Closing in the present day with a discussion
       of the recent March for Science and the prospects for 
       science and science diplomacy in the Trump era, the book 
       demonstrates the continued hold of Cold War thinking on 
       ideas about science and politics in the United States. 
611 27 Cold War (1945-1989)|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01754978 
648  7 1900-1999|2fast 
650  0 Science and state|zUnited States|xHistory|y20th century. 
650  0 Science and state|zEurope, Western|xHistory|y20th century.
650  0 Cold War|xSocial aspects. 
650  7 International relations.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00977053 
650  7 Science and state.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01108536 
650  7 Social aspects.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01354981 
650  7 HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century.|2bisacsh 
651  0 United States|xRelations|zEurope, Western. 
651  0 Europe, Western|xRelations|zUnited States. 
651  7 Europe, Western.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01272478 
651  7 United States.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01204155 
655  7 History.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01411628 
994    C0|bCKE 
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