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Flash effect : science and the rhetorical origins of Cold War America /

by Tietge, David J.
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, c2002Description: xvii, 199 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 082141433X (acid-free paper); 0821414348 (pbk. : acid-free paper).Subject(s): Science -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century. -- United States | Technology -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century. -- United States | Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States | Religion and science -- History -- 20th century. -- United States | Rhetoric -- History -- Political aspects -- 20th century. -- United States | Popular culture -- History -- 20th century. -- United States | English language -- Rhetoric. -- United States | United States -- Social conditions -- 1945- | United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1 -- Theoretical Perspectives on the Rhetoric of Science -- Further Theoretical Foundationsfor the Rhetoric of Science -- A Way to Study the Rhetoric of Science -- Chapter 2 -- Precedents for Science as the Emerging Hegemony -- Philosophical Implications: Bacon and Descartes -- Darwin and the Roots of the Evolution/Creation Controversy -- Chapter 3 -- The New Age of Science -- Profile of the Scientist The Iconographic Mythos -- The Popular Press, the Popular Scientist, and the Solubility Ethos -- Responses to Sputnik -- Chapter 4 -- New Anxieties, New Solutions, and Nonnuclear Science -- Other Sources of Cold War Anxiety -- The Symbolic Megaphone of Life -- Dominant Attitudes -- Chapter 5 -- The Images, Metaphors, and Religious Symbolism -- of Science -- Theory of Dominant Metaphors -- Key Metaphors of the Cold War -- The Convergent Manifestation of the Trinity Test -- and Hiroshima Bombings -- Machines and Man -- "Control and Smooth Performance" -- The Metaphorical Cycle -- Conclusion: Cold War Leftovers -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-193) and index.

Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1 -- Theoretical Perspectives on the Rhetoric of Science -- Further Theoretical Foundationsfor the Rhetoric of Science -- A Way to Study the Rhetoric of Science -- Chapter 2 -- Precedents for Science as the Emerging Hegemony -- Philosophical Implications: Bacon and Descartes -- Darwin and the Roots of the Evolution/Creation Controversy -- Chapter 3 -- The New Age of Science -- Profile of the Scientist The Iconographic Mythos -- The Popular Press, the Popular Scientist, and the Solubility Ethos -- Responses to Sputnik -- Chapter 4 -- New Anxieties, New Solutions, and Nonnuclear Science -- Other Sources of Cold War Anxiety -- The Symbolic Megaphone of Life -- Dominant Attitudes -- Chapter 5 -- The Images, Metaphors, and Religious Symbolism -- of Science -- Theory of Dominant Metaphors -- Key Metaphors of the Cold War -- The Convergent Manifestation of the Trinity Test -- and Hiroshima Bombings -- Machines and Man -- "Control and Smooth Performance" -- The Metaphorical Cycle -- Conclusion: Cold War Leftovers -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

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