The International Polar Years and the International Geophysical Year represented a remarkable international collaborative scientific effort that has been largely neglected by historians. This groundbreaking collection seeks to redress that neglect and illuminate critical aspects of the last 150 years of international scientific endeavour.
James Rodger Fleming is Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at Colby College and a research associate at Columbia University. He has written extensively on the social, cultural, and intellectual history of weather, climate, technology, and the environment. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Science: General & Reference
Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
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39 Illustrations, black and white; XIII, 386 p.
David H. DeVorkin, James Rodger Fleming, Roger D. Launius