A Science Career Against all Odds - A Life of Survival, Study, Teaching and Travel in the 20th Century
Do you like this product? Spread the word!
Check other buying options
Sold by Dodax EU
Intertwines the political circumstances in Europe before, during and after World War II and those later on in the USA with a scientific career
Enough records were kept during all these years to reconstruct in this book the spirit of the times and, perhaps, show that many present day education and life experiences may be wanting
Wunderlich's long and distinguished career in research and teaching involved him in extensive travel in the US and around the world, including periodic return visits to Germany. This book reflects his great love of travel, including a deep interes in European and Mediterranean antiquities. (...)
I found the book enthralling and would recommend it to young chemists of today. When we are tempted to complain, it is salutary to read about someone, who despite early hurdles and difficulties, had the determination to succeed and ended up living a very full life, supported by a wide network of friends and family.
(Lucy Mitton, Chemistry World, Royal Society of Chemistry 2010)