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Brainpower for the Cold War

Barbara Barksdale Clowse

Brainpower for the Cold War

the sputnik crisis and National Defense Education Act of 1958

by Barbara Barksdale Clowse

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States.,
    • Federal aid to education -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBarbara Barksdale Clowse.
      SeriesContributions to the study of education,, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4136.A314 A163
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 225 p. ;
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4256082M
      ISBN 100313228132
      LC Control Number81001477

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Brainpower for the Cold War: the sputnik crisis and National Defense Education Act of [Barbara Barksdale Clowse]. The Cold War is the term used to define the period between the end of World War II in and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite states in The protatgonists in the Cold War were the West, led by the United States, and the eastern bloc, led by the Soviet Union.

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Brainpower for the Cold War: The Sputnik Crisis and National Defense Education Act of By Barbara Barksdale Clowse. (Westport: Greenwood, x + pp. Appendix, notes, bibliography, and index. $)Cited by: 1. But, in the context of the Second World War and early Cold War years when scientific brainpower was supposedly at a premium, they argued that this artificial and inaccurate distinction, along with all of its ramifications, was ultimately wasteful and : Laura Micheletti Puaca.

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Now that it's over, it's crucial to our future to understand how the Cold War has shaped us and, especially, to recognize it as the economic /5(2). The Cold War: A New History is meant chiefly, therefore, for a new generation of readers for whom the Cold War was never “current events.” I hope readers who lived through the Cold War will also find the volume useful, because as Marx once said (Groucho, not Karl), “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend.

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