© 1988

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

  • Book Title Science, Politics and the Public Good
  • Book Subtitle Essays in Honour of Margaret Gowing
  • Authors Nicolaas A. Rupke
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1988
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection History (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-44159-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-09516-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-09514-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 260
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Political Science
    History of Science
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