Lonely ideas : can Russia compete? / Loren Graham.

  • Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press [2013]
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1 online resource (229 p.)
  • 0-262-31738-9
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  • English
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Description based on print version record.
  • ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""I The Problem: Why Canâ€?t Russia, after Three Centuries of Trying, Modernize?""; ""1 The Early Arms Industry: Early Achievement, Later Slump""; ""2 Railroads: Promise and Distortion""; ""3 The Electrical Industry: Failed Inventors of the Nineteenth Century""; ""4 Aviation: A Frustrated Master, a Deformed Industry""; ""5 Soviet Industrialization: The Myth That It Was Modernization""; ""6 The Semiconductor Industry: Unheralded and Unrewarded Russian Pioneers""; ""7 Genetics and Biotechnology: The Missed Revolution""; ""8 Computers: Victory and Failure""
  • ""9 Lasers: Genius and Missed Opportunities""""10 The Exceptions and What They Prove: Software, Space, Nuclear Power""; ""II What Are the Causes of the Problem?""; ""11 The Attitudinal Question""; ""12 The Political Order""; ""13 Social Barriers""; ""14 The Legal System""; ""15 Economic Factors""; ""16 Corruption and Crime""; ""17 The Organization of Education and Research""; ""III Can Russia Overcome Its Problem Today? Russiaâ€?s Unique Opportunity""; ""18 Creating New Foundations and Research Universities""; ""19 RUSNANO (Nanotechnology) and Skolkovo (a New Technology City)""
  • ""20 How Russia Could Break Out of Its Three-Centuries-Old Trap""""Acknowledgments""; ""Chronology""; ""Notes""; ""Glossary of Names""; ""Index""; ""Images""
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