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Author Cornwell, John, 1940-

Title Hitler's scientists : science, war, and the devil's pact / John Cornwell.

Imprint New York : Viking, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    925 COR    Available
Description xvi, 535 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [501]-512) and index.
Summary In Hitler's Scientists, British historian John Cornwell explores German scientific genius in the first half of the twentieth century and shows how Germany's early lead in the new physics led to the discovery of atomic fission, which in turn led the way to the atom bomb, and how the ideas of Darwinism were hijacked to create the lethal doctrine of racial cleansing.
Subject Science and state -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Science -- Germany.
ISBN 0670030759 (acid-free paper)

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