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The Physicists

The History of a Scientific Community in Modern America, With a New Preface by the Author

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674666566

Publication Date: 03/03/1995

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537 pages

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Daniel Kevles is Stanley Woodward Professor of History and Law at Yale University.

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