"Provides an invaluable assessment of the evolution of worldwide research from the first IPY of 1882/83. Recommended." - CHOICE
Globalizing Polar Science: Reconsidering the International Polar and Geophysical Yearsby R. Launius (Editor), J. Fleming (Editor), D. DeVorkin (Editor)
The International Polar Years and the International Geophysical Year represented a remarkable international collaborative scientific effortthat hasbeen largely neglected by historians. This groundbreaking collection seeks to redress that neglect and illuminate critical aspects of the last 150 years of international scientific endeavour.
- Palgrave Macmillan US
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- Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology Series
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- 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Meet the Author
Roger D. Launius is senior curator in the Division of Space History at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
James Rodger Fleming is Professor of Science, Technology and Society at Colby College, Maine.
David H. DeVorkin is senior curator of astronomy and astrophysics in the Division of Space History at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.
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