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Trofim Lysenko

Scientist, Hoaxer (29-Sep-1898 — 20-Nov-1976)


David Joravsky. The Lysenko Affair. Harvard University Press. 1970. 459pp.

Zhores A. Medvedev. The Rise and Fall of T. D. Lysenko. Columbia University Press. 1969. 284pp.

Nils Roll-Hansen. The Lysenko Effect: The Politics of Science. Amherst, NY: New York Humanity Books. 2005. 335pp.

Valery Soifer. Lysenko and the Tragedy of Soviet Science. Rutgers University Press. 1994. 381pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.468)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.436)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.929)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.314)

  9. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.539)

  10. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.211)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.310)

  12. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.322)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.154)

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