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The Resource The pseudoscience wars : Immanuel Velikovsky and the birth of the modern fringe, Michael D. Gordin

The pseudoscience wars : Immanuel Velikovsky and the birth of the modern fringe, Michael D. Gordin

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The pseudoscience wars : Immanuel Velikovsky and the birth of the modern fringe
Title
The pseudoscience wars
Title remainder
Immanuel Velikovsky and the birth of the modern fringe
Statement of responsibility
Michael D. Gordin
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the works of Immanuel Velikovsky and the controversies surrounding it, discussing his influence on the counterculture and debates with such luminaries as Carl Sagan
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Writing style
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10157951
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Gordin, Michael D
Dewey number
523.2
Index
index present
LC call number
Q172.5.P77
LC item number
G674 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Pseudoscience
  • Velikovsky, Immanuel
  • Velikovsky, Immanuel
  • Lysenko, Trofim Denisovich
  • Creationism
  • Eugenics
  • Science
Target audience
adult
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Immanuel Velikovsky and the birth of the modern fringe
Label
The pseudoscience wars : Immanuel Velikovsky and the birth of the modern fringe, Michael D. Gordin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Bad ideas -- The grand collision of spring 1950 -- A monolithic oneness -- The battle over Lysenkoism -- Experiments in rehabilitation -- Skirmishes on the edge of creation -- Strangest bedfellows -- Conclusion: Pseudoscience in our time
Control code
2012003653
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 291 p.
Isbn
9780226304427
Lccn
2012003653
Label
The pseudoscience wars : Immanuel Velikovsky and the birth of the modern fringe, Michael D. Gordin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Bad ideas -- The grand collision of spring 1950 -- A monolithic oneness -- The battle over Lysenkoism -- Experiments in rehabilitation -- Skirmishes on the edge of creation -- Strangest bedfellows -- Conclusion: Pseudoscience in our time
Control code
2012003653
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 291 p.
Isbn
9780226304427
Lccn
2012003653

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