Cultures of creativity :; the centennial exhibition of the Nobel prize

Canton, Mass. Science History Publications, 2001. Paperback. White paperback large quarto; 228 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm. Fine. Item #88813
ISBN: 9780881352887

Translated from the Swedish. Contents: Alfred Nobel and his times -- The Nobel system -- Individual creativity -- Marie Curie -- Samuel Beckett -- The Dalai Lama -- Amartya Sen -- Boris Pasternak -- Linus Pauling -- Ahmed Zewail -- Werner Forssmann -- Barbara McClintock -- Nelly Sachs -- Aung San Suu Kyi -- Yasunari Kawabata -- Dag Hammarskjöld -- Hideki Yukawa -- Ernest Hemingway -- Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Nelson Mandela -- Kim Dae-jung -- Max Perutz -- Roger Sperry -- Fridtjof Nansen -- August Krogh -- Richard Feynman -- Rabindranath Tagore -- Selma Lagerlöf -- Charles Townes -- Linus Pauling -- Erwin Schrödinger -- Henry Dunant -- Alexander Fleming -- Wilhelm Röntgen -- Peyton Rous -- Irène Jliot-Curie and Frédéric Joliot -- Joseph Brodsky -- Jane Addams -- C.T.R. Wilson -- Arne Tiselius -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Santiago Ramón y Cajal -- Wole Soyinka -- William Butler Yeats -- George de Hevesy -- Piotr Kapitsa -- James D. Watson and Francis Crick -- Creative milieus -- Santiniketan -- Budapest -- Copenhagen -- Cold Spring Harbor -- Basel Institute for Immunology -- The Pasteur Institute -- CERN -- The Chicago School of Economics -- Berkeley -- Cambridge -- Paris -- Tokyo -- Vienna -- The Solvay Conferences -- The International Campaign to Ban Landmines -- Nobel laureates 1901-2000.

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