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Published: 07 April 2016

276 Pages


ISBN: 9780198768005

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The Quantum Exodus

Jewish Fugitives, the Atomic Bomb, and the Holocaust

Gordon Fraser

  • First book to compare and contrast the history of the Atomic Bomb with that of the Holocaust
  • Tracks the expulsion of Jewish scientists from Nazi Germany
  • Examines how science became a political weapon in the twentieth century
  • Outlines the achievements and importance of Albert Einstein
  • Explores how the migration of scientists made the US the dominant scientific power
  • Misguided Hitler quote: 'If the dismissal of Jewish scientists means the annihilation of German science, then we shall do without science for a few years'

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