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The Resource Engineering communism : how two Americans spied for Stalin and founded the Soviet Silicon Valley, Steven T. Usdin

Engineering communism : how two Americans spied for Stalin and founded the Soviet Silicon Valley, Steven T. Usdin

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Engineering communism : how two Americans spied for Stalin and founded the Soviet Silicon Valley
Title
Engineering communism
Title remainder
how two Americans spied for Stalin and founded the Soviet Silicon Valley
Statement of responsibility
Steven T. Usdin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Engineering Communism is the fascinating story of Joel Barr and Alfred Sarant, dedicated Communists and members of the Rosenberg spy ring, who stole information from the United States during World War II, that proved crucial to building the first advanced weapons systems in the USSR. On the brink of arrest, they escaped with KGB's help and eluded American intelligence for decades. Based on extensive interviews with Barr and new archival evidence, Steve Usdin explains why Barr and Sarant became spies, how they obtained military secrets, and how FBI blunders led to their escape. He chronicles their pioneering role in the Soviet computer industry, including their success in convincing Nikita Khrushchev to build a secret Silicon Valley. The book is rich with details of Barr's and Sarant's intriguing and exciting personal lives, their families, as well as their integration into Russian society. Engineering Communism follows the two spies through Sarant's death and Barr's unbelievable return to the United States
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Usdin, Steven T.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Berg, Iosef Veniaminovich
  • Staros, Filipp Georgievich
  • Berg, Iosef Veniaminovich
  • Staros, Filipp Georgievich
  • Berg, Iosef Veniaminovich
  • Staros, Filipp Georgievich
  • Spies
  • Electrical engineers
  • Communists
  • Espionage, Soviet
  • Zelenograd (Russia)
  • Technology transfer
  • Espions
  • Ingénieurs électriciens
  • Communistes
  • Espionnage soviétique
  • Transfert de technologie
  • Zelenograd (Russie)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • TRUE CRIME
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Communists
  • Electrical engineers
  • Espionage, Soviet
  • Spies
  • Technology transfer
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
Label
Engineering communism : how two Americans spied for Stalin and founded the Soviet Silicon Valley, Steven T. Usdin
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-320) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Initiation -- Washington, spring 1940 -- Fort Monmouth, 1940-1942 -- Western Electric, 1942-1945 -- Sperry Gyroscope, 1946-1948 -- Prague, 1950-1955 -- Special laboratory 11, 1956-1962 -- Zelenograd, the Soviet Silicon Valley, 1962-1965 -- Leningrad Design Bureau, 1965-1973 -- The minifab, 1975-1990 -- The strange case of Iozef (Josef) Berg AKA Joel Barr, 1990-1998
Control code
ocn128195514
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 329 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300127959
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt110wxb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)128195514
Label
Engineering communism : how two Americans spied for Stalin and founded the Soviet Silicon Valley, Steven T. Usdin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-320) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Initiation -- Washington, spring 1940 -- Fort Monmouth, 1940-1942 -- Western Electric, 1942-1945 -- Sperry Gyroscope, 1946-1948 -- Prague, 1950-1955 -- Special laboratory 11, 1956-1962 -- Zelenograd, the Soviet Silicon Valley, 1962-1965 -- Leningrad Design Bureau, 1965-1973 -- The minifab, 1975-1990 -- The strange case of Iozef (Josef) Berg AKA Joel Barr, 1990-1998
Control code
ocn128195514
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 329 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300127959
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt110wxb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)128195514

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