In the Name of Science?

P. J. W. Debye and his Career in Nazi Germany

Martijn Eickhoff

In the Name of Science?
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Martijn Eickhoff

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184 pages | 6 7/9 x 9 1/2 | © 2008
Paper $38.50 ISBN: 9789052603278 Published December 2008 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada
Contents
Introduction
Debye and his career in Nazi Germany
    The Sommerfield school
    The Physics Institute of the University of Leipzig
    The Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics
    The Rockefeller Foundation
    The laboratory of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics
    The Nobel Prize for Chemistry
    Prestigious appointments
    The German Physics Society
    German anti-Semitism
    The departure from Germany
    The period of residence in the United States
    Contacts with Germany
    War-geared research
Conclusion
Summary

List of consulted archives
List of interviewees
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgements
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