Revolutionary Experiments

Author(s): 
Krementsov, Nikolai
ISBN: 
9780199992980
Date published: 
February 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£50.00

This book examines the transformation of specialized biomedical knowledge into an influential cultural resource that facilitated the establishment of large specialized institutions, inspired numerous science-fiction stories, displaced religious beliefs, and gave the millennia-old dream of immortality new forms and new meanings in Bolshevik Russia.