The Resource The murder of Nikolai Vavilov : the story of Stalin's persecution of one of the great scientists of the twentieth century, Peter Pringle

The murder of Nikolai Vavilov : the story of Stalin's persecution of one of the great scientists of the twentieth century, Peter Pringle

Label
The murder of Nikolai Vavilov : the story of Stalin's persecution of one of the great scientists of the twentieth century
Title
The murder of Nikolai Vavilov
Title remainder
the story of Stalin's persecution of one of the great scientists of the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Peter Pringle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the life and career of Nikolai Vavilov, a Soviet botanist who created the world's first seed bank, and his political problems and persecution later in life that resulted in his imprisonment and death
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pringle, Peter
Dewey number
  • 630.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SB63.V38
LC item number
P35 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2008 G-936
  • WZ 100
NLM item number
P9567m 2008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vavilov, N. I.
  • Stalin, Joseph
  • Plant breeders
  • Plant geneticists
  • Political purges
  • Political atrocities
  • Genetics
  • Communism
  • Genetics
  • History, 20th Century
Label
The murder of Nikolai Vavilov : the story of Stalin's persecution of one of the great scientists of the twentieth century, Peter Pringle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Ukraine, August 6, 1940 -- Moscow, December 1905 -- The Petrovka and Katya -- In Darwin's library -- Moscow, Summer 1916 -- On the roof of the world, 1916 -- Revolution and civil war -- The gardener of Kozlov -- Lenochka -- Petrograd : city of ravens -- Ingots of platinum -- Afghanistan, 1924 -- Abyssinia, 1926 -- The barefoot scientist -- The great break -- State security file 006854 -- The passionate patriot -- A modest compromise -- The Red professor -- The last expedition -- Thunder and dragons -- The Lysenko Offensive -- The showdown -- The terror -- Into the pyre -- Comrad philosophers -- The arrest -- The interrogation -- Return to Saratov -- "Oleg, where are you?" -- Epilogue. Vavilov's ghost ; main events in the life of Nikolai Ivanovich Vavilov ; sources and archives
Control code
ocn191751584
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xii, 370 pages
Isbn
9780743264983
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008003510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)191751584
Label
The murder of Nikolai Vavilov : the story of Stalin's persecution of one of the great scientists of the twentieth century, Peter Pringle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Ukraine, August 6, 1940 -- Moscow, December 1905 -- The Petrovka and Katya -- In Darwin's library -- Moscow, Summer 1916 -- On the roof of the world, 1916 -- Revolution and civil war -- The gardener of Kozlov -- Lenochka -- Petrograd : city of ravens -- Ingots of platinum -- Afghanistan, 1924 -- Abyssinia, 1926 -- The barefoot scientist -- The great break -- State security file 006854 -- The passionate patriot -- A modest compromise -- The Red professor -- The last expedition -- Thunder and dragons -- The Lysenko Offensive -- The showdown -- The terror -- Into the pyre -- Comrad philosophers -- The arrest -- The interrogation -- Return to Saratov -- "Oleg, where are you?" -- Epilogue. Vavilov's ghost ; main events in the life of Nikolai Ivanovich Vavilov ; sources and archives
Control code
ocn191751584
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xii, 370 pages
Isbn
9780743264983
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008003510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)191751584

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