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Buried Glory: Portraits of Soviet Scientists

Buried Glory: Portraits of Soviet Scientists

by Istvan Hargittai, Istvn Hargittai

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199985593
Pages: 368
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 10 Mb
Date posting: 2020-02-26
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Moscow's Novodevichy Cemetery is the final resting place of some of Russia's most celebrated figures, from Khrushchev and Yeltsin to Anton Chekhov, Sergei Eisenstein, Nikolai Gogol, and Mikhail Bulgakov. Using this famed cemetery as symbolic starting point, Buried Glory profiles a dozen eminent Soviet scientists-nine of whom are buried at Novodevichy-men who illustrate both the glorious heights of Soviet research as well as the eclipse of science since the collapse of the USSR. ...