Cultures of Creativity (Nobel Museum Archives Series): The Centennial Exhibition of the Nobel Prize

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Published in conjunction with the Centennial Exhibit of the Nobel Prize, this collection of essays and historical photos explores the achievements of Nobel Laureates from diverse fields and describes the inspirational milieus in which they worked. First published in Sweden in April 2000, under the title nniskor, milj<:o>er och kreativitet: Nobelpriset 100 ar/>. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881352887
  • Publisher: Watson Publishing International
  • Publication date: 2/1/1901
  • Series: Nobel Museum Archives Series
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 8.26 (w) x 10.48 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 9
Introduction 11
Alfred Nobel and His Times 15
The Nobel System 27
Individual Creativity 39
Marie Curie 41
Samuel Beckett 45
The Dalai Lama 47
Amartya Sen 49
Boris Pasternak 51
Linus Pauling 55
Ahmed Zewail 59
Werner Forssmann 61
Barbara McClintock 63
Nelly Sachs 67
Aung San Suu Kyi 69
Yasunari Kawabata 71
Dag Hammarskjold 73
Hideki Yukawa 77
Ernest Hemingway 81
Isaac Bashevis Singer 83
Nelson Mandela 87
Kim Dae-jung 89
Max Perutz 93
Roger Sperry 97
Fridtjof Nansen 101
August Krogh 103
Richard Feynman 105
Rabindranath Tagore 107
Selma Lagerlof 111
Charles Townes 113
Linus Pauling 115
Erwin Schrodinger 119
Henry Dunant 121
Alexander Fleming 123
Wilhelm Rontgen 125
Peyton Rous 127
Irene Joliot-Curie and Frederic Joliot 131
Joseph Brodsky 133
Jane Addams 135
C.T.R. Wilson 137
Arne Tiselius 139
Martin Luther King, Jr. 141
Santiago Ramon y Cajal 143
Wole Soyinka 147
William Butler Yeats 151
George de Hevesy 153
Piotr Kapitsa 157
James D. Watson and Francis Crick 159
Creative Milieus 163
Santiniketan 165
Budapest 167
Copenhagen 169
Cold Spring Harbor 173
Basel Institute for Immunology 177
The Pasteur Institute 181
CERN 185
The Chicago School of Economics 189
Berkeley 191
Cambridge 195
Paris 201
Tokyo 205
Vienna 207
The Solvay Conferences 211
The International Campaign to Ban Landmines 213
Nobel Laureates 1901-2000 216
References 221
Artifact and Picture Credits 224
Name Index 226
Acknowledgments 228
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