Endless Frontier Vannevar Bush, Engineer of the American Century

ISBN-10: 0262740222

ISBN-13: 9780262740227

Edition: 1999

List price: $38.00
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Tracing the life and work of Vannevar Bush, this biography shows that whilst Bush helped create the military-industrial complex, he was also a sceptical observer of scientists and politicians and warned against the dangers of the arms race.
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List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 5/26/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Prologue: "Call it a war"
The Education of an Engineer
"The sea was all around" (1890-1909)
"The man I wanted to be" (1909-18)
"Blow for blow" (1919-32)
"Versatile, not superficial" (1932-38)
Preparing for War
"The minor miracles" (1939-40)
"Don't let the bastards get you down" (1940-41)
Modern Arms and Free Men
"The man who may win or lose the war" (1942-43)
"A race between techniques" (1943-44)
"This uranium headache!" (1939-45)
"The endless frontier" (1944-45)
"After peace returns" (1945)
"As we may think" (1945)
The New World
"A carry-over from the war" (1945-46)
"So doggone weary" (1946-48)
"The grim world" (1949-54)
"Crying in the wilderness" (1955-70)
Postscript: "Earlier than we think"
List of Abbreviations
Principal Sources
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