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Universities and empire : money and politics in the social sciences during the Cold War / edited and introduced by Christopher Simpson.

Contributor(s): Simpson, Christopher.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: LC89 .U55 1998Series: Cold War and the university: Publication: New York : New Press, 1998Description: xxxiv, 273 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1565843878; 9781565843875; 1565845196; 9781565845190.Other title: Money and politics in the social sciences during the Cold War [Portion of title].Subject(s): Education, Higher -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Cold War -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States | Social sciences -- Research -- Political aspects -- United States | Education, Higher -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Contents:
Universities, empire, and the production of knowledge : an introduction / Christopher Simpson -- Scientists as spies / Franz Boas -- Project Troy and the Cold War annexation of the social sciences / Allan A. Needell -- Notes on foreign economic policy / Max F. Millikan and Walt R. Rostow -- Play it again Sam : the practice and apology of development / Irene L. Gendzier -- Project Camelot and the career of Cold War psychology / Ellen Herman -- The Cold War and the African American expatriate community in Nkrumah's Ghana / Kevin Gaines -- Boundary displacement : area studies and international studies during and after the Cold War / Bruce Cumings -- Writing history in the present tense : Cold War-era discursive strategies of Soviet historians of science and technology / Slava Gerovitch -- The new corporate yen for scholarship / Lawrence Soley.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Universities, empire, and the production of knowledge : an introduction / Christopher Simpson -- Scientists as spies / Franz Boas -- Project Troy and the Cold War annexation of the social sciences / Allan A. Needell -- Notes on foreign economic policy / Max F. Millikan and Walt R. Rostow -- Play it again Sam : the practice and apology of development / Irene L. Gendzier -- Project Camelot and the career of Cold War psychology / Ellen Herman -- The Cold War and the African American expatriate community in Nkrumah's Ghana / Kevin Gaines -- Boundary displacement : area studies and international studies during and after the Cold War / Bruce Cumings -- Writing history in the present tense : Cold War-era discursive strategies of Soviet historians of science and technology / Slava Gerovitch -- The new corporate yen for scholarship / Lawrence Soley.

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