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‘This war for men’s minds’: the birth of a human science in Cold War America
The past decade has seen an explosion of work on the history of the human sciences during the Cold War. This work, however, does not engage with one of the leading human sciences of the period:Expand
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Ways of knowing climate: Hubert H. Lamb and climate research in the UK
Today, numerical modelling is widely seen as the leading method of climate research. Modelling enjoys a hegemonic status in the production of climate predictions and the discussion and policyExpand
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The other cold war: the United States and Greenland’s ice sheet environment, 1948–1966
Abstract During the early Cold War, no part of the Arctic was as important to the United States’ strategic interests as Greenland: situated on the shortest straight-line route between the industrialExpand
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Security and the Nation: Glaciology in Early Cold War Greenland
Janet Martin-Nielsen illustrates how the discipline of glaciology became a vehicle for the construction of continental defense and security interests as well as a mechanism for boosting national andExpand
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A forgotten social science? Creating a place for linguistics in the historical dialogue.
  • Janet Martin-Nielsen
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of the history of the behavioral sciences
  • 1 March 2011
The post-World War II era was one of great triumph for American linguists-and yet linguistics is all but absent from the historical literature on postwar social science. This paper aims to illuminateExpand
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Introduction: Perspectives on Cold War Science in Small European States
With this introduction we aim to illuminate Western Europe's place on the map of Cold War science and, specifically, to draw attention to the differences in and the diversity of Western European ColdExpand
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An Engineer's View of an Ideal Society: The Economic Reforms of C.H. Douglas, 1916-1920
Intellectual engineering movements in early 20th century America – including scientific management, the progressive engineering platform, and technocracy – have received a great deal of attentionExpand
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‘The Deepest and Most Rewarding Hole Ever Drilled’: Ice Cores and the Cold War in Greenland
Summary The recovery of the Camp Century deep ice core in 1966 – the first ice core to reach all the way through a polar ice sheet to bedrock – marked a shift from an era of United States militaryExpand
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