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Title Science in uniform, uniforms in science : historical studies of American military and scientific interactions / edited by Margaret Vining, Barton C. Hacker ; Martin Gordon, consulting editor
Published Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian National Museum of American History ; Lanham, Md. : In association with The Scarecrow Press, [2007]


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Description vi, 163 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Science, technology, and American military institutions, from the Revolution through the Cold War / Barton C. Hacker -- 2. Inoculation in Washington's army : the battle against smallpox / Ann M. Becker -- 3. The role of the army and navy in American natural history, 1803-1860 / Keir B. Sterling -- 4. Distorted support : pathologies of weather warfare / James R. Fleming -- 5. Dreadnoughts and elections : America's response to naval revolution / Walter Earl Pittman -- 6. Testing democracy : First World War IQ testing, from measuring the military to selecting the student body / Mark Soderstrom -- 7. Dr. Albert B. Sabin, the U.S. Army, and the conquest of epidemic disease / John M. Morra -- 8. A new R&D order : the rise of big engineering in the Second World War / Robert G. Ferguson -- 9. Submarines transformed : from type XXI to Polaris, 1945-1969 / Barton C. Hacker
10. The world according to GARP : scientific internationalism and the construction of global meteorology, 1961-1980 / Erik. M. Conway
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Military research -- United States -- History.
Science and state -- United States -- History.
Author Vining, Margaret.
Hacker, Barton C., 1935-
LC no. 2007008128
ISBN 9780810859913 paperback alkaline paper
0810859912 paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles Historical studies of American military and scientific interactions