Science, Politics and the Public Good

Essays in Honour of Margaret Gowing

  • Nicolaas A. Rupke

About this book


An exploration of the relationship between scientific ideas, technology, government and politics, demonstrated by examples from the last 150 years, including the birth of the NHS, the Channel Tunnel, radiation protection, the atomic bomb and power, and nuclear power in the US and USSR.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Nicolaas A. Rupke
    • 1
  1. 1.Wolfson CollegeOxfordUK

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1988
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-09516-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-09514-8
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