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The Resource Oppenheimer : the tragic intellect, Charles Thorpe, (electronic book)

Oppenheimer : the tragic intellect, Charles Thorpe, (electronic book)

Label
Oppenheimer : the tragic intellect
Title
Oppenheimer
Title remainder
the tragic intellect
Statement of responsibility
Charles Thorpe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At a time when the Manhattan Project was synonymous with large-scale science, physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904-67) represented the new sociocultural power of the American intellectual. Catapulted to fame as director of the Los Alamos atomic weapons laboratory, Oppenheimer occupied a key position in the compact between science and the state that developed out of World War II. By tracing the making - and unmaking - of Oppenheimer's wartime and postwar scientific identity, Charles Thorpe illustrates the struggles over the role of the scientist in relation to nuclear weapons and the state
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thorpe, Charles
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.O62
LC item number
T56 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physicists
  • Scientists
  • Science
  • Science and state
  • Atomic bomb
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Label
Oppenheimer : the tragic intellect, Charles Thorpe, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-396) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : charisma, self, and sociological biography -- Struggling for self -- Confronting the world -- King of the hill -- Against time -- Power and vocation -- "I was an idiot" -- The last intellectual?
Control code
ebr10265987
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xx, 413 p., [12] p. of plates
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780226798455
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Oppenheimer : the tragic intellect, Charles Thorpe, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-396) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : charisma, self, and sociological biography -- Struggling for self -- Confronting the world -- King of the hill -- Against time -- Power and vocation -- "I was an idiot" -- The last intellectual?
Control code
ebr10265987
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xx, 413 p., [12] p. of plates
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780226798455
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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