Russia puts the clock back : a study of Soviet science and some British scientists / With a foreword by Sir Henry Dale. John Langdon-Davies.

Russia puts the clock back : a study of Soviet science and some British scientists / With a foreword by Sir Henry Dale

London : Gollancz, 1949. Second Impression. Good cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-torn (with some loss) and dust-toned dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Item #289378

Physical description; 160 pages ; 19 cm. Notes; "Sources of information": p. [155]-160. Bibliog.: p. 155-160. Contents; Part I. What is Weismann-Mendel-Morganism? -- A primitive Lysenko -- Evolution before genetics -- Enter first villain: Weismann -- Enter second villain: Mendel -- Enter third villian: Morgan -- Some assistant villains -- Part II. What happened in Russia -- A prophecy fulfilled -- Why they closed down on genetics -- The general arguments against genetics -- Russia puts the clock back -- Part III. Headlong Haldane: an analysis of a broadcast -- S. C. Harland -- C. D. Darlington and R. A. Fisher -- J. B. S. Haldane -- If Haldane had been in Moscow -- Mr Burns explains -- Conclusion -- The verbatim report. Subjects; Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson (1892-1964). Lysenko, Trofim Denisovich (1898-1976). Genetics. Heredity. Science History Soviet Union. Scientists Great Britain. Genetics Soviet Union History. Genetics History. Soviet Union. Russia.

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