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Nationalism and Internationalism in Science, 1880-1939 Four Studies of the Nobel Population

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ISBN-10: 0521524741

ISBN-13: 9780521524742

Edition: 2002

Authors: Elisabeth Crawford

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The founding of the Nobel Prize in 1901 confirmed the internationalisation of science. The workings of the Nobel institution rested on an international community of scientists who forwarded candidates for the prizes. Along with the candidates and eventual prizewinners, they constituted the Nobel population, which in the fields of chemistry and physics between 1901 and 1939 numbered over one thousand scientist renown from twenty-five countries. Crawford uses this Nobel population for prosopographic studies that shed new light on national and international science between 1901 and 1939. Her four studies examine the following problems: the upsurge of nationalism among scientists of warring…    
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/4/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 172
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

List of figures
List of tables
Conceptual and Historiographical Issues
Methods for a social history of scientific development
First the nation: national and international science, 1880-1914
Critical and Empirical Studies
Internationalism in science as a casualty of World War I
Centre-periphery relations in science: the case of Central Europe
National purpose and international symbols: the Kaiser-Wilhelm Society and the Nobel institution
Nobel laureates as an �lite in American science
Bibliographical essay