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Institute for an Empire The Psysikalisch-Technische Reichsanstalt, 1871-1918

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ISBN-10: 0521525195

ISBN-13: 9780521525190

Edition: 2002

Authors: David Cahan

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This is a scholarly study of imperial Germany's leading scientific institution - the Reichsanstalt. The Reichsanstalt demonstrated how physics and industrial technology could help build a modem society and a modern nation-state.
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/23/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 0.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100

List of illustrations
List of tables
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
German institutions, organizations, and agencies
Introduction
Physics and empire
Rift in the foundations
Between charisma and bureaucracy
Masters of measurement
The search for reform
Notes
Bibliography
Index