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David M. Hart

Full Name: David M. Hart
Number of Works: 10
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ISBN: 0691146543, 9780691146546
Keywords: policy, united, states, economic, technology, consensus, science, forged
Pages: 286
Published: 2009

In this thought-provoking book, David Hart challenges the creation myth of post--World War II federal science and technology policy. According to this myth, the postwar policy sprang full-blown from the mind of Vannevar Bush in the form of Science, the Endless Frontier (1945). Hart puts Bush's efforts in a larger historical and political context, demonstrating in the process that Bush was but one of many contributors to this complex policy and not necessarily the most successful one. Herbert Hoover, Karl Compton, Thurman Arnold, Henry Wallace, Robert Taft, and Curtis LeMay--along with more fam
ISBN: 069102667X, 9780691026671
Keywords: consensus, forged
Pages: 272
Published: 1998
ISBN: 0710093209, 9780710093202
Keywords: societies, tribal, islam
Pages: 352
Published: 1984
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A lively debate is currently being conducted in the social sciences around the concepts of tribe, segmentary societies and Islam in society. This wide-ranging collection by thirteen distinguished anthropologists contributes to the debate by examining various segmentary Islamic tribal societies from Morocco to Pakistan.