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The Perversion of Knowledge

The True Story of Soviet Science

by Vadim J. Birstein

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • Defence strategy, planning & research,
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • History of science,
  • Special & elite forces,
  • Military Science,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Science,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Military - Biological & Chemical Warfare,
  • Military History,
  • Human Rights,
  • History,
  • 20th century,
  • Science and state,
  • Soviet Union

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024046M
    ISBN 100813339073
    ISBN 109780813339078

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