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Engineer of revolutionary Russia : Iurii V. Lomonosov (1876-1952) and the railways / Anthony Heywood.

Author/creator Heywood, Anthony
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoFarnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate,
Descriptionxxvi, 400 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Science, technology, and culture, 1700-1945
Contents The making of a Russian engineer -- Childhood -- An exclusive education -- First steps in railway engineering -- The science of locomotive testing -- "Scientific road experiments" -- Towards a professorship -- Engineering professor -- The battle for curricular reform -- Research : vision and realities -- The values of consulting -- The Russian Revolution of 1905 -- Liberalism and socialism -- Socialism, terrorism, and the future -- Applications of science on the Russian railways, 1908-1914 -- Management -- Research -- War and revolution, 1914-1917 -- Russia's railways at war -- The February Revolution -- America and the Bolshevik Revolution -- America -- Reactions to the October Revolution -- Across the Rubicon to Soviet Russia -- Building the new Russia -- A return to power? -- Soviet trade plenipotentiary -- The diesel revolution -- Russia and the technical challenges of dieselization -- Lomonosov and Soviet diesel traction -- Defeat -- "A free Soviet citizen abroad" -- A "non-returner"? -- Employment and domicile, 1927-1937 -- Retirement and remembrance.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [311]-386) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2010021616
ISBN9780754655398 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN9781409412342 (ebook)

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