Science International: A History of the International Council of Scientific Unionsby Frank Greenaway
Pub. Date: 03/31/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The creation, operation and achievements of ICSU's first century of scientific progress. See more details below
The creation, operation and achievements of ICSU's first century of scientific progress.
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Table of Contents
Foreword; Preface; 1. International Association of Academies (1899–1914); 2. International Research Council (1919–1931); 3. ICSU: beginning and establishment; 4. ICSU development (1931–1939); 5. ICSU in wartime; 6. A new beginning (1945); 7. ICSU in a post-war world; 8. The free conduct of science; 9. Living machinery: officers and staff; 10. Growth: within science and outwards; 11. ICSU at mid-century; 12. The International Geophysical Year and its heritage; 13. Data and scientific information; 14. World projects and the environment; 15. ICSU and UNESCO; 16. Membership; 17. Ringberg (1985) to Visegrad (1990): self-examination; 18. The road to Rio and beyond; 19. ICSU at the end of a century; Appendices; Notes; Further reading; Index.
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