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Biotech–Now in Paperback

Biotech: The Countercultural Origins of an Industry

Eric J. Vettel

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 illus.

Cloth 2006 | ISBN 978-0-8122-3947-8 | $39.95 | £26.00

Paper 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2051-3 | $19.95 | £13.00

A volume in the Politics and Culture in Modern America series

BiotechChronicling the birth of the biotechnology industry, Biotech shows how a cultural and political revolution in the 1960s resulted in a new scientific order–the practical application of biological knowledge supported by private investors expecting profitable returns eclipsed basic research supported by government agencies.

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