The Resource Science and the Navy : the History of the Office of Naval Research, (electronic resource)

Science and the Navy : the History of the Office of Naval Research, (electronic resource)

Label
Science and the Navy : the History of the Office of Naval Research
Title
Science and the Navy
Title remainder
the History of the Office of Naval Research
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Addressing all those interested in the history of American science and concerned with its future, a leading scholar of public policy explains how and why the Office of Naval Research became the first federal agency to support a wide range of scientific work in universities. Harvey Sapolsky shows that the ONR functioned as a ""surrogate national science foundation"" between 1946 and 1950 and argues that its activities emerged not from any particularly enlightened position but largely from a bureaucratic accident. Once involved with basic research, however, the ONR challenged a Navy skeptical
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
359
Index
no index present
LC call number
V394.A7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
Label
Science and the Navy : the History of the Office of Naval Research, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Cover; Contents
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884013233
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (159 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400860920
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt7362zc
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.b33102818
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884013233
  • jstordda140086092X

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