Russian Journal of Genetics, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2001, pp. 113–114. Translated from Genetika, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2001, pp. 129–130. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2001 by Muzrukova. BOOK REVIEWS I.A. Zakharov, Kratkie ocherki po istorii genetiki (Essays on the History of Genetics), Moscow: Bioinformservis, 1999 Recently, much has been written on the history of both genetics and experimental biology in general in Russian biology and genetics in which the authors have the Soviet Union. attempted to reconstruct what actually happened in the Zakharov ventured to include a chapter entitled 1930s and 1940s and to discover the logic and main Lysenkoism: 1935–1964 in his book, although the trends of the events. The majority of publications already numerous publications and the interpretations address the problem of the relationship between sci- that have appeared since perestroika might cause read- ence and government. The subject of these studies is ers to be averse to this issue. To give Zakharov his due, the philosophical and ideological issues that were, in he addresses this problem from the viewpoint of the the late 1930s, at the center of heated discussions on the historical conditions of that period and does not go to main genetic
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