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The Resource Oppenheimer : the tragic intellect, Charles Thorpe

Oppenheimer : the tragic intellect, Charles Thorpe

Label
Oppenheimer : the tragic intellect
Title
Oppenheimer
Title remainder
the tragic intellect
Statement of responsibility
Charles Thorpe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At a time when the Manhattan Project was synonymous with large-scale science, physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904-67) represented the new sociocultural power of the American intellectual. Catapulted to fame as director of the Los Alamos atomic weapons laboratory, Oppenheimer occupied a key position in the compact between science and the state that developed out of World War II. By tracing the making - and unmaking - of Oppenheimer's wartime and postwar scientific identity, Charles Thorpe illustrates the struggles over the role of the scientist in relation to nuclear weapons and the state
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thorpe, Charles
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.O62
LC item number
T56 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Physicists
  • Scientists
  • Science
  • Science and state
  • Atomic bomb
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Oppenheimer, J. Robert
  • Physiciens
  • Scientifiques
  • Sciences
  • Politique scientifique et technique
  • Bombe atomique
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SCIENCE
  • Atomic bomb
  • Physicists
  • Science and state
  • Science
  • United States
  • Kernwapens
  • Ethische aspecten
  • Verenigde Staten
Label
Oppenheimer : the tragic intellect, Charles Thorpe
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-396) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : charisma, self, and sociological biography -- Struggling for self -- Confronting the world -- King of the hill -- Against time -- Power and vocation -- "I was an idiot" -- The last intellectual?
Control code
310976927
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 413 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226798486
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
185c65f3-e380-4bd7-af0c-ae735d858375
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)310976927
Label
Oppenheimer : the tragic intellect, Charles Thorpe
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-396) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : charisma, self, and sociological biography -- Struggling for self -- Confronting the world -- King of the hill -- Against time -- Power and vocation -- "I was an idiot" -- The last intellectual?
Control code
310976927
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 413 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226798486
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
185c65f3-e380-4bd7-af0c-ae735d858375
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)310976927

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