The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949

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Few scientific communities have been more thoroughly studied than 20th-century German physicists. Yet their behavior and patterns of thinking immediately after the war remains puzzling. During the first five postwar years they suspended their internecine battles and a strange solidarity emerged. Former enemies were suddenly willing to exonerate each other blindly and even morally upright physicists began to write tirades against the 'denazification mischief' or the 'export of scientists'. Personal idiosyncracies melded into ...

The Mental Aftermath: The Mentality of German Physicists 1945-1949 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199205660

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