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The Resource A.G. Stromberg : first class scientist, second class citizen : letters from the GULAG and a history of electroanalysis in the USSR, Richard G. Compton [and others], (electronic resource)

A.G. Stromberg : first class scientist, second class citizen : letters from the GULAG and a history of electroanalysis in the USSR, Richard G. Compton [and others], (electronic resource)

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A.G. Stromberg : first class scientist, second class citizen : letters from the GULAG and a history of electroanalysis in the USSR
Title
A.G. Stromberg
Title remainder
first class scientist, second class citizen : letters from the GULAG and a history of electroanalysis in the USSR
Statement of responsibility
Richard G. Compton [and others]
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Armin G. Stromberg was arguably one of the founding fathers of the technique of stripping voltammetry frequently used in chemical analysis, yet he is virtually unheard of in Western scientific circles. He was a brilliant scientist, but due to his German ancestry he was interred in one of the NKVD GULAG camps at the outbreak of the Second World War. This semi-biographical history presents the complete set of 74 surviving letters written by Stromberg to his wife during this period. The letters provide both historians and the interested public with a rare and unique glimpse into the everyday living conditions of inmates in one of the GULAG labour camps. The book also traces Stromberg's life following his release. More importantly, it relates how he founded the thriving Tomsk school to the wider historical context of electroanalysis in the USSR, drawing conclusions about the rate of scientific development as compared to the West and showing how 'wet analysis' remained of vital importance to industry long after equivalent measurements were made elsewhere. Readers will also appreciate how Stromberg's invaluable contributions in the Tomsk School of Electroanalysis laid the foundations for the extensive metallurgical extraction and nuclear industries that dominated the entire Siberian region for many years. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in the life and times of an important, yet often overlooked scientist of the Second World War
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stromberg, A. G.
Dewey number
540.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Compton, R. G
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stromberg, A. G.
  • Chemists
  • Political prisoners
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A.G. Stromberg : first class scientist, second class citizen : letters from the GULAG and a history of electroanalysis in the USSR, Richard G. Compton [and others], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. The deportation of the ethnic populations of Russia -- 2. 'A willow in Siberia' : The family history and early life of Armin G. Stromberg pre-1937. Introduction. Ancestry and nationality. Armin's parents Heinrich and Magda. Letter of Doctor Berezantsev to the widow Magda R. Stromberg. A letter about Heinrich H. Stromberg's death, written by Vladimir Mamontov. A world turned upside down. Revolution and a second shock for Magda. Educating Armin. Walking on the edge of a precipice. Scientific isolation -- 3. Letters from the GULAG (March 1942-September 1943). Letter 1. Letter 2. Letter 3. Letter 4. Letter 5. Letter 5A. Letter 6. Letter 7. Letter 8. Letter 9. Letter 10. Letter 12. Letter 13. Letter 14. Letter 15. Letter 16. Letter 16A. Letter 16B. Letter 17. Letter 18. Letter 19. Letter 20. Letter 21. Letter 21A. Letter 22. Letter 23. Letter 24. Letter 25. Letter 26. Letter 27. Letter 28. Letter 29. Letter 30. Letter 31. Letter 32. Letter 33. Letter 34. Letter 35. Letter 37. Letter 38. Letter 39. Letter 41. Letter 42. Letter 43. Letters 44-45. Letter 46. Letter 47. Letter 48. Letter 49. Letter 50. Letter 51. Letter 52
Control code
ocn760883559
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 363 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848166769
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)760883559
Label
A.G. Stromberg : first class scientist, second class citizen : letters from the GULAG and a history of electroanalysis in the USSR, Richard G. Compton [and others], (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. The deportation of the ethnic populations of Russia -- 2. 'A willow in Siberia' : The family history and early life of Armin G. Stromberg pre-1937. Introduction. Ancestry and nationality. Armin's parents Heinrich and Magda. Letter of Doctor Berezantsev to the widow Magda R. Stromberg. A letter about Heinrich H. Stromberg's death, written by Vladimir Mamontov. A world turned upside down. Revolution and a second shock for Magda. Educating Armin. Walking on the edge of a precipice. Scientific isolation -- 3. Letters from the GULAG (March 1942-September 1943). Letter 1. Letter 2. Letter 3. Letter 4. Letter 5. Letter 5A. Letter 6. Letter 7. Letter 8. Letter 9. Letter 10. Letter 12. Letter 13. Letter 14. Letter 15. Letter 16. Letter 16A. Letter 16B. Letter 17. Letter 18. Letter 19. Letter 20. Letter 21. Letter 21A. Letter 22. Letter 23. Letter 24. Letter 25. Letter 26. Letter 27. Letter 28. Letter 29. Letter 30. Letter 31. Letter 32. Letter 33. Letter 34. Letter 35. Letter 37. Letter 38. Letter 39. Letter 41. Letter 42. Letter 43. Letters 44-45. Letter 46. Letter 47. Letter 48. Letter 49. Letter 50. Letter 51. Letter 52
Control code
ocn760883559
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 363 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848166769
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)760883559

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