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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: $43.99
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
Language: English

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