David Joravsky

David Joravsky is Professor Emeritus of History at Northwestern. His books include The Lysenko Affairand Russian Psychology: A Critical History.

Machine Dreams

Machine Dreams

The Papers of Thomas A. Edison Volume 1: The Making of an Inventor, February 1847–June 1873

edited by Reese V. Jenkins. others

The Evolution of Technology

by George Basalla

American Genesis: A Century of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm, 1870–1970

by Thomas P. Hughes

December 7, 1989 issue

Glasnost Theater

Glasnost Theater

Tak pobedim! (shest' p'es o Lenine) (That's How We'll Win! [Six Plays About Lenin])

by M.F. Shatrov

'Brestskii mir' (The Brest Peace)

by M.F. Shatrov

'Diktatura sovesti' (The Dictatorship of the Conscience)

by M.F. Shatrov

'Dal'she…Dal'she…Dal'she!' (Further…Further…Further!)

by M.F. Shatrov

November 10, 1988 issue

Off to a Bad Start

The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846–1876

by Robert V. Bruce

Controlling Life: Jacques Loeb and the Engineering Ideal in Biology

by Philip J. Pauly

November 19, 1987 issue

Return of the Native

Return of the Native

Kapitza, Rutherford, and the Kremlin

by Lawrence Badash

Ispytuiushchie gody; Iz pisem P.L. Kapitsy k materi 1921–23 gg. ("Years of trial: From P.L. Kapitza's Letters to his Mother, 1921–1923")

edited by P.E. Rubinin

Dvadtsat' dva otcheta akademika P.L. Kapitsy ("Twenty-three Reports of Academician P.L. Kapitza")

edited by P.E. Rubinin

December 5, 1985 issue

Is Science Beautiful?

Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction

by Gillian Beer

October 25, 1984 issue

Scientists as Servants

The Physicists: The History of a Scientific Community in Modern America

by Daniel J. Kevles

Scientists in Power

by Spencer R. Weart

Leo Szilard: His Version of the Facts

edited by Spencer R. Weart, edited by Gertrud Weiss Szilard

Science in a Free Society

by Paul Feyerabend

Against Method: Outline of an Anarchistic Theory of Knowledge

by Paul Feyerabend

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June 28, 1979 issue

The Scientist as Conformist

The Scientist as Conformist

Soviet Science

by Zhores A. Medvedev

Scientists under Hitler: Politics and the Physics Community in the Third Reich

by Alan D. Beyerchen

Proletarian Science? The Case of Lysenko

by Dominique Lecourt, translated by Ben Brewster

October 12, 1978 issue

A Great Soviet Psychologist

The Working Brain: An Introduction to Neuropsychology

by A.R. Luria, translated by Basil Haigh

The Man with a Shattered World: The History of a Brain Wound

by A.R. Luria, translated by Lynn Solotaroff

The Nature of Human Conflicts: or Emotion, Conflict and Will

by A.R. Luria, translated by W. Horsley Gantt

Soviet Psychology: Philosophical, Theoretical, and Experimental Issues

by Levy Rahmani

May 16, 1974 issue

The Head on Jung’s Pillow

The Head on Jung’s Pillow

Darwin Retried: An Appeal to Reason

by Norman Macbeth

The Case of the Midwife Toad

by Arthur Koestler

The Roots of Coincidence

by Arthur Koestler

September 21, 1972 issue

A Hero in the USSR

The Medvedev Papers

by Zhores A. Medvedev, translated by Vera Rich, with a Foreword by John Ziman F.R.S.

September 23, 1971 issue

Cracked Wheat

Cracked Wheat

The Rise and Fall of T.D. Lysenko

by Zhores A. Medvedev, translated by I. Michael Lerner, with the editorial assistance of Lucy G. Lawrence

January 29, 1970 issue

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