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The Resource Red cosmos : K.E. Tsiolkovskii, grandfather of Soviet rocketry, James T. Andrews, (electronic book)

Red cosmos : K.E. Tsiolkovskii, grandfather of Soviet rocketry, James T. Andrews, (electronic book)

Label
Red cosmos : K.E. Tsiolkovskii, grandfather of Soviet rocketry
Title
Red cosmos
Title remainder
K.E. Tsiolkovskii, grandfather of Soviet rocketry
Statement of responsibility
James T. Andrews
Title variation
K.E. Tsiolkovskii, grandfather of Soviet rocketry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Andrews, James T.
Dewey number
  • 629.4092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.85.T8
LC item number
A53 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Authors, Russian
  • Authors, Soviet Union
  • Science fiction, Soviet Union
  • Astronautics
  • Astronautics
  • T︠S︡iolkovskiĭ, K.
Label
Red cosmos : K.E. Tsiolkovskii, grandfather of Soviet rocketry, James T. Andrews, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prelude before Tsiolkovskii: Russian rocketry from Peter the Great to the nineteenth century -- Introduction envisioning the cosmos: K. E. Tsiolkovskii, Russian public culture, and the mythology of Soviet cosmonautics, 1857-1964 -- Beginnings, teaching science in a provincial context: Tsiolkovskii's years in the Russian locale, 1857-1917 -- Dreaming of the cosmos: early scientific and technical experimentation in pre-1917 Kaluga, Russia -- Getting serious about rocket flight in revolutionary Russia, 1917-1928 -- Cross-fertilizing futuristic literary genres: utopian science fiction or didactic popular technology in revolutionary Russia, 1890-1928 -- Stalin, Khrushchev, and the spaceman: technology, Soviet national identity, and the memorialization of a local hero in the dawn of Sputnik, 1928-1957 -- Epilogue and conclusion: chudo (wonder) or chudak (crank), the legacy of Tsiolkovskii in the Khrushchev era and beyond 1964
Control code
ebr10411771
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 147 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781603441179
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Red cosmos : K.E. Tsiolkovskii, grandfather of Soviet rocketry, James T. Andrews, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Prelude before Tsiolkovskii: Russian rocketry from Peter the Great to the nineteenth century -- Introduction envisioning the cosmos: K. E. Tsiolkovskii, Russian public culture, and the mythology of Soviet cosmonautics, 1857-1964 -- Beginnings, teaching science in a provincial context: Tsiolkovskii's years in the Russian locale, 1857-1917 -- Dreaming of the cosmos: early scientific and technical experimentation in pre-1917 Kaluga, Russia -- Getting serious about rocket flight in revolutionary Russia, 1917-1928 -- Cross-fertilizing futuristic literary genres: utopian science fiction or didactic popular technology in revolutionary Russia, 1890-1928 -- Stalin, Khrushchev, and the spaceman: technology, Soviet national identity, and the memorialization of a local hero in the dawn of Sputnik, 1928-1957 -- Epilogue and conclusion: chudo (wonder) or chudak (crank), the legacy of Tsiolkovskii in the Khrushchev era and beyond 1964
Control code
ebr10411771
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 147 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781603441179
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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