Journals Higher Education

£34.49

Hardback

Published: 23 February 2012

280 Pages | 12 b/w halftones, 1 b/w line drawing

216x138mm

ISBN: 9780199592159


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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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